Chris Gorse is a Professor of Construction and Project Management, Head of the  Centre of the Built Environment, Director of the Leeds Sustainability Institute and Author.

Chris is passionate about education, learning through research and taking new ideas forward into real business solutions.

Chris has had a varied and colourful life and the best of opportunities from a state based education and support from friends, family and colleagues.  He tries to embrace everything life has to offer and has found that ‘nothing worth doing is ever easy’. One of his favourite quotes, which he remembers being recounted by one of his colleagues when talking to a student whom had not achieved the grade they wanted.  “… nobody said it would be easy…”  The late Professor Robert Ellis, referred to, was a very respected colleague that showed many the way to success.  

Leeds Sustainability Institute


Centre for the Built Environment


Centre for Knowledge Exchange


Virtual Maths


Virtual Site


Chris Gorse- CURRICULUM VITAE – Summary