Karen Proctor

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Science and Engineering

School:Engineering and the Built Environment

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Built environment

Courses taught: Quantity Surveying

Karen Proctor is a vastly experienced building services cost manager. Having spent the past 40 years working in industry on both the contracting and client side on a variety of major projects, she is now teaching on quantity surveying related modules.



Having spent the past 25 years working as a senior cost manager specialising in building services for a major commercial developer in London, in November 2021, Karen made the decision to take her career in a new direction, accepting a lecturing post at ARU where she is now involved in teaching students on the BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying undergraduate course.


BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying


  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying, University of Westminster, London

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)