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Dr Lawrence Mbugua

Portrait of Dr Lawrence Mbugua, Lecturer in Quantity Surveying at the University of Reading
  • Lead for Quantity Surveying

Areas of interest

  • Quantity surveying and cost management

  • Construction project management

  • Construction procurement

  • Construction project financing

  • Pre-construction project development

  • Project controls in construction.


Since completing my PhD, I have worked for over 18 years across a wide range of sectors including regeneration, real estate, construction and IT-enabled services.

I have worked on public and private sector projects in both the UK and Kenya. As an academic, I have also lectured at various universities in both the UK and Kenya.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD

  • BA (Bons)

Professional bodies/affiliations

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

  • Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

  • Project Management Institute (PMI).