William Leschallas


Senior Lecturer and Head of Employability and Professional Engagement.

Joined the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in July 2018 after 30 years in private practice.

University responsibilities

Professional memberships

Teaching qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate with Distinction Academic Practice
  • Postgraduate Certificate Mainly by Research, Research Methods.

Additional information

Over 30 years in professional practice with a wide range of experience including:

  • Property sales and lettings (farms, houses, commercial and development land), planning and development, land and estate management, valuation, marketing, business management, presentations at seminars and conferences, compliance, social media in business, database management
  • Guest lecturer at RAU for approximately 15 years
  • 2019 Winner of the RAU Paul Davies Award for Developing Student Potential
  • Former Trustee of Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum
  • Married with two sons



  • Programme Manager FdSc Residential Estate Agency
  • Academic Personal Tutor
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate dissertation supervisor

Module leader - Postgraduate and Undergraduate students

  • Property Management
  • Property Agency
  • Planning Law & Practice
  • Advanced Residential Agency
  • Planning and Development

Additional teaching

  • Academic Skills
  • Fundamentals of Land & Property
  • Personal and Professional Development Skills & Employability
  • Contemporary Issues