Dr Anna Skoura is the newest member to join the Ulster University CCQOL team as a Community Partnerships Specialist. She will be working to deliver Belfast’s Urban Room and pilot consultation events in September-October with project co-investigator Dr Saul Golden.
Anna is a passionate advocate of the democratisation of heritage and planning processes, developing ways to promote inclusivity in decision making around the built environment.
Since 2012, Anna has worked in Architecture education in Queen’s University Belfast and recently completed her PhD in Architecture developing multi-disciplinary methodologies of mapping and evaluating urban heritage. She has been involved in consultation projects with local communities, combining architectural and anthropological methods to highlight the connections between people and places in space and time.
Her career includes positions in architectural practices on conservation and retrofit projects. She has worked for charities and not-for profit organisations advocating for a better and more equitable built environment through architectural, heritage and urban focused projects.