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Professor George Agyekum-Mensah

Professor George Agyekum-Mensah

agyekumg@lsbu.ac.uk

Construction, Property and Surveying

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3906-4621

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I am a Professor and Head of Division of Construction, Property and Surveying. Prior to this role, I was the Head of Built Environment at the University of Greenwich. I am fully involved in academic practice, and provide inspirational leadership to develop growth in performance, fostering teaching excellence, outstanding student outcomes, impactful research and knowledge transfer. I have over 25years varied experience in both academia and industrial practice, leading and managing many organisations across many sectors and in different countries to realise significant and sustainable delivery success. I am a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Construction Manager, and Chartered Project Manager.

I have many high-quality publications and have led and managed the organisation of academic conferences, seminars and also as an Editor of conference proceedings. I am currently a reviewer for notable journals and a member of two international research associations. I direct PhD studies and have successfully directed, supervised, and examined many PhD students. I am open to any PhD supervision, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) and consultancies and research activities. I also undertake professional training/mentoring in Quantity Surveying, Construction, and Management related subjects.

My search is in Sustainable Built Environment which comprises:

• Construction, Project and Production Management

• Quantity Surveying, Procurement, Commercial and Contract Management

• Sustainable Project Delivery Systems and Lean Management

• Innovation and Automation in Construction

• Renewable Energy Management and Sustainability

• Research Methodology and Social Performance/Evaluation Assessments

• Ethics, Professionalism, and Corruption

Courses taught

Chartered Surveying Degree Apprenticeship - Quantity Surveying BSc

Quantity Surveying - BSc (Hons)

Commercial Management (Quantity Surveying) - BSc (Hons)

Construction Project Management - MSc

Construction Management and Economics - PhD

Postgraduate Research Supervision
Current
Mr Thomas David Edwin KnightDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
Mr Ehsan GeramiDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
Ms Buddhinie Kaushalya Ubesingha ArachchigeDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
PhD in Construction and Project Management
2010
2013
MSc Construction Project Management
2007
2008
PgDip in Research Methodologies and Practices
2010
2012
PgCert in Academic Practice in Higher Education
2014
2015
BSc in Quantity Surveying
1994
1999
Fellow

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

2007
Fellow

Chartered Institution of Building (CIOB)

2008
Fellow

Association of Project Management (APM)

2008
Senior Fellow

Higher Education Academic (HEA)

2015
Fellow

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

2016
Head of Built Environment and Associate Professor
University of Greenwich

2013
2022
Education
ProposalProjectRoleFunderStatusStatus last updated
PSL2223-0134 Future of London Skills AcademyFuture of London Skills AcademyPrincipal InvestigatorFuture of LondonOPEN SubmittedNov 2022

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A Technique for the Retrospective and Predictive Analysis of Cognitive Errors for the Oil and Gas Industry (TRACEr-OGI)
Theophilus, S., Ekpenyong, I., Ifelebuegu, A., Arewa, A., Agyekum-Mensah, G. and Ajare, T. (2017). A Technique for the Retrospective and Predictive Analysis of Cognitive Errors for the Oil and Gas Industry (TRACEr-OGI). Safety. 3(4) (23). https://doi.org/10.3390/safety3040023