Hazel is a Chartered Engineer and Town Planner with over 30 years’ experience (public and private sectors) in all aspects of development – planning and land use, master planning, design development, transportation, infrastructure and environment, procurement and business case development.
Prior to joining Bartra, at the invitation of Richard Barrett, Hazel had been Programme Director of the £150m. Strule Education Campus project for Northern Ireland’s Strategic Investment Board, bringing the programme through from inception through Master planning, Business Case and Governance development, Planning and Phase 1 Procurement and Construction.
Previously, Hazel was Planning & Development Director for Ballymore (Ireland); Director of Planning with Treasury Holdings; Development Director of Headland Property Holdings and Senior Land Use and Transportation Planner with the Dublin Transportation Office (now TII). Projects include Spencer Dock and National Convention Centre; Central Park Leopardstown; Charlesland, Greystones; Whitewater Shopping Centre; Pelletstown/Royal Canal Park; College Square, Terenure; Drumnigh Wood and Station Road Residential, Portmarnock; M1 Business Park, Balbriggan and the U2 Tower Project.
Hazel also acted on behalf of Treasury Holdings in the development of the PPP with the Rail Procurement Agency for the LUAS extension to Cherrywood.
In her role as Strategic Planning Director for Bartra Hazel leads the planning strategy across all projects – social housing, private residential, healthcare/nursing home and commercial real estate. Additionally, Hazel works closely with Andrew Ennis, Bartra Investment Director, on the Bartra Social Housing fund and the Enhanced Lease and associated Call for Proposals process.