Burnside is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor who, after a dozen years in practice
working in the UK and Middle East, joined UWE (previously Bristol Polytechnic)
in 1990. In addition to teaching construction economics, construction law and
professional practice, he has undertaken a range of roles within the University
including QS programme leader, Undergraduate Programme Director and was Head of Department of Construction and Civil
Engineering. He, is currently a QAA Reviewer has held several external
examinerships in the UK and abroad and acts as external adviser to UK
Universities working internationally.
During his time at UWE Kevin has also been an active member of the RICS contributing at both local and national levels and also provided consultancy services to local contractors.
As Associate Head in the Department of Architecture and the Built Environment, Kevin's current role is to nurture, develop and manage partnerships and higher education institutions in the UK and abroad.