Professor Sara J Wilkinson
University of Technology Sydney - Faculty of Design Architecture and Building
Sara is a Chartered Building Surveyor, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Australian Property Institute. Her professional practice experience was in the public and private sectors, and included pre and post contract retrofit and advice on sustainability. She has worked in UK and Australian universities over 28 years.
Sara is Australia’s first female Professor of Sustainable Property and is based in the School of Built Environment at UTS. Her research focus is on sustainability, adaptation of the built environment, green roofs and conceptual understanding of sustainability.
She has published over peer reviewed 150 publications and several books. Sara sits on professional committees for RICS & API to inform her research and ensure direct benefit to industry. She sits on the editorial boards of five international journals and is the Regional Editor for the International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation.