Shaynesia Byfield

Shaynesia Byfield

Project Manager, Homes for Haringey
Haynesia is a Project Manager working at Homes for Haringey and is currently managing a major project (circa £20m) that incorporates modern methods of construction (MMC). Growing up, a career in construction was not something Shaynesia had ‘batt an eyelid’ for, nor was it even seen as option. Heavily into science, Shaynesia graduated university with a Biology degree in 2014, however after acknowledging that she no longer wanted to pursue a career in the field, she was presented with an opportunity that gave her a footing into construction. Shaynesia worked for a family-run maintenance contractor as a scheduler planner. On top of her daily duties, she shadowed building surveyors to gain technical experience in diagnosing repairs and assessing defects of residential properties. Joining TfL as a Graduate Quantity Surveyor in 2016, she gained an MSc in Construction Management & Economics as well as the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) whilst working full time. Shaynesia worked on projects in various departments ranging from earthworks, cycle superhighways, to fit outs of railway arches as part of the TfL estate. She pivoted her way into project management in 2018 by managing small-scaled projects herself, which led her to join the British Museum as Project Manager, responsible for gallery refurbishments and pre-construction works of the museum roof replacement project, The South Colonnade. Shaynesia has remained active in the industry by being involved in campaigns such as GoConstruct and was shortlisted for awards with Inspire Awards & South East Construction expo earlier this year.


Over 2 days



At Olympia London's Grand Hall



Across 6 Stages



Free to attend