Nigel Mehdi

Nigel works at the intersection of information technology, the built environment and urban sustainability. He teaches at Oxford on the Sustainable Urban Development programme and on the Software Engineering Programme. He was previously a Visiting Fellow in the Spatial Economics Research Centre at the London School of Economics and a Visiting Scholar at Wolfson College, Cambridge.

He is a consultant in private practice where he specialises in IT, software development, risk and process management.  His current professional interests are focused on the management of big data and the measurement and computer modelling of sustainability metrics for the built environment.

Nigel has a long standing involvement in the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and has served on the RICS General Council and is past Chair of the UK Education Standards Board.

He is a member of the National Readers Panel for the Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education, 2016-2018.