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Professor Roger Flanagan

Portrait of Professor Roger Flanagan, School of Construction Management and Engineering

Module Convenor for the following modules:

  • International Construction (CEM204)
  • Managing Construction (CEM209)
  • Strategic Management (CEM302)
  • Construction Economics (CE2CEC)
  • International Construction (CE3CIC)

Areas of interest

Construction and engineering management, risk management, whole life appraisal, management of construction enterprises, internationalisation of construction enterprises, quality, safety and health in enterprises.

Postgraduate supervision

Supervisor of 22 successful PhD submissions and five MPhil submissions.

Research projects

  • Development of a Code of Practice for International Construction (FIDIC)
  • Global cost prediction for construction work (RICS)
  • Code of Quality Management for the UK construction sector (CIOB)
  • A new approach to measuring export performance of the UK construction sector (European Commission)
  • New Code of Estimating Practice for construction work (CIOB).

Academic qualifications

  • MSc, University of Aston
  • PhD, University of Aston
  • DSc, University of Reading
  • Hon DSc, University of Aston
  • Hon Dr. Eng, University of  East London.

Professional bodies/affiliations

  • Past President of the Chartered Institute of Building, 2007 (PPCIOB)
  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors  (FRICS)
  • Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE)
  • Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing; Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru; University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Guest Professor, Chongqing University, China; Tianjin University, China

  • Previously Non-Executive Director of companies in the UK and overseas, including Skanska AB (parent company of the Skanska Group worldwide) and the Halcrow Group

  • Member, College of Assessors for research grants for the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), 1997–present

  • Member, UKTI Construction Sector Advisory Board for construction exports.