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profile of Adebayo Oladapo

Dr Adebayo Oladapo

Senior Lecturer, Course Leader MSc Project Management/MSc Construction Project Management, Ethics Lead, School of Engineering
School of Engineering

Adebayo has been an academic/project management consultant for over 30 years working in several institutions in Africa, Asia and Europe, has headed BSc/MSc courses in Nigeria and South Africa and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). He is experienced in investigating complex contract administration issues and heading a university project committee in Nigeria, and as a monitoring and evaluation consultant for the multi-billion pounds Petroleum Trust Fund Programme (PTF) of the Federal Government of Nigeria. Adebayo teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate modules across several disciplines in the School of Engineering, including project management, quantity surveying and civil engineering. Adebayo also supervises and examines PhD theses across several schools at the University of Central Lancashire.

Adebayo has many publications in reputable journals, conference proceedings and books of readings. He has researched widely in project management, construction economics, procurement and sustainability. Details of his latest book chapter.

Adebayo was the acting Head of the Department of Quantity Surveying at Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria and Programme Director, Property Development Programme (Quantity Surveying & Construction Management), University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. He was the Chairman of the University Project Advisory Committee, a member of the Board of the Postgraduate College and Staff Housing Loan Committee as well as the managing editor of the Faculty of Environmental Design & Management journal at Obafemi Awolowo University. He was a senior Consultant & Head of Project Monitoring & Evaluation, Afri-Projects Consortium, Kaduna, Nigeria.

  • PhD Construction Management, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, 2005
  • MSc Construction Management, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 1991
  • BSc (hons) Building Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana, 1984
  • JW Nelson Trust Research Excellence Award in South Africa, 2007
  • Renewable Energy Diffusion
  • Procurement
  • Lean Technologies
  • Member of the The Runshaw College Corporation (the Governing Body)
  • Member of the global panel of judges for the inaugural Association for Project Management (APM) Festival of Education and Research in 2020 to select the best project management research
  • Peer reviewer for the International Journal of Project Management
  • Peer reviewer for FACILITIES
  • Peer reviewer for Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management
  • Peer reviewer for the Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction
  • Peer reviewerfor Built Environment Project and Asset Management
  • Peer reviewer for Building Research & Information
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Civil Engineering and Construction Technology
  • Member of the SEEDS Conference Scientific Committee 2017-2021
  • Member of the Editorial Board of The International Journal of Project Planning and Finance
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of The 1st Built Environment Development Symposium, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
  • Peer reviewer for Habitat International
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Annual ARCOM Conferences
  • Peer reviewer for Urban Studies
  • PhD Examiner, Faculty of Engineering and The Built Environment’ University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Peer Assessor for the Specialist Committee of the National Research Foundation of South Africa \ Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Quantity Surveying & Construction Business
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Construction
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee of the 10th CIDB Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of The International Conference on Public Private Partnerships Body of Knowledge, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK.
  • External Assessor for academic staff promotions, College of Architecture & Planning, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
  • Member of the Editorial Board of CSID Journal of Infrastructure Development (CSID-JID)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member, Association of researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM)