Sherin Aminossehe, FRICS RIBA, is currently Director Of Infrastructure at the Ministry of Defence. Previously Sherin was Head of the Commercial Office business at Lendlease where she was in charge of shaping some of the company’s largest regeneration projects, including the £2.4bn International Quarter London in Stratford and led the company’s social impact strategy.
In Whitehall, she held the dual role of Chief Executive Officer at the Government Property Unit, Cabinet Office and Head of Property Profession for the Civil Service. As part of her work for the largest owner of real estate in the UK, Sherin was charged with leading, devising and executing the property strategy for the sitting government, which included working with government departments to look at how they could use their portfolios effectively to create growth as well as saving over £1bn in running costs and £3.6bn in capital receipts. Through the creation of the One Public Estate programme, she also been a strong part of the Government’s social change agenda with a particular focus on creating more homes and jobs.
Sherin started her career as an architect in the private sector at Farrell’s before moving to HOK, where she worked on large regeneration projects, including complex infrastructure masterplanning of large brown and greenfield areas for schemes in Jeddah, Bahrain and St Petersburg.