Aida Berhamovic - Director of Estates
Aida joined the Royal College of Music in January 2017 and brings a wealth of experience advising high-profile complex organisations on business-focused strategic estate planning and delivery of high-quality customer-focused facilities and services.
As a leader in corporate real estate, she has worked within established consultancy practices and client-side organisations, managing estates, operations and design of a diverse range of complex projects in the UK and overseas.
Aida is a former British Airports Authority (BAA) portfolio leader. As a part of a four billion pound capital transformation programme she led the BAA Capital transformation team, setting strategic vision and delivering a range of capital projects and services for Heathrow‘s Western and Eastern Campus. Her other achievements include successful implementation of innovative evidence-based strategies that improved space utilisation, increased retail revenue and enhanced customer experience for the BAA departure lounges of Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Southampton.
In her early career, Aida held positions with Miller, Gensler and Fitzroy Robinson, where she was responsible for a number of high-profile projects, leveraging construction and design to help her clients achieve their strategic goals. She successfully led multidisciplinary teams of architects, engineers and branding specialists to foster design excellence and advise a range of clients including Canary Wharf Group, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, Clifford Chance and Polo Ralph Lauren. Aida’s in-depth understanding of design and its role within the building development process, combined with her collaborative team approach, made her highly sought after by colleagues and clients.
Aida is a Chartered Architect and holds a Master of Arts from Central Saint Martins - University of the Arts London.