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Dr Amr Sourani

Dr Amr Sourani


Dr. Amr Sourani is a Senior Lecturer in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying. He worked briefly as a structural engineer for an engineering consultancy and worked for three years as a site engineer for a construction contracting company. Amr has a BSc in Civil Engineering, MSc in Engineering Project Management (with Distinction) from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology which awarded him the MSc Course Prize in Engineering Project Management and a PhD from Loughborough University. In 2007, Dr. Sourani Joined Liverpool John Moores University as a Senior Lecturer in Construction Management. Dr. Sourani has published papers in international refereed conferences and journals and is also a referee for a number of these, including “Construction Management and Economics”, “Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology”, “Proceedings of ICE - Engineering Sustainability”, “Proceedings of ICE – Management, Procurement and Law”, and “International Journal of Professional Education and Practice”. Dr. Sourani’s main expertise and interests are in the areas of construction management, sustainable construction and sustainable procurement.




2012, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (With Merit)
2008, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, PhD in Civil and Building Engineering
2002, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), United Kingdom, MSc in Engineering Project Management (With Distinction)
1998, Birzeit University, Palestinian Territory, BSc in Civil Engineering

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2007 - present


Journal article

Harris A, Sourani A, Sertyesilisik B. 2017. Identification of the Critical Success Factors for Maintenance Contracts with Target Cost Contracting Journal of Modern Project Management, 5 >DOI

Hayes L, Sourani A, Begum S. 2016. An Investigation into the Improvement of Tendering Processes and the Level of Competition for PFI Construction Projects Journal of Modern Project Management, 4

Sourani A, Sohail M. 2015. The Delphi Method: Review and Use in Construction Management Research International Journal of Construction Education and Research, 11 :54-76 >DOI

Sourani A, Sohail M. 2013. Enabling Sustainable Construction in UK Public Procurement Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Management, Procurement and Law, 166 :297-312 >DOI

Aspinal S, Sertyesilisik B, Sourani A, Tunstall A. 2012. How Accurately Does BREEAM Measure Sustainability? Creative Education, 3 >DOI

Sourani A, Sohail M. 2011. Barriers to addressing sustainable construction in public procurement strategies PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS-ENGINEERING SUSTAINABILITY, 164 :229-237 >DOI >Link


Sourani A, Manewa A. 2015. Sustainable Procurement Sertyesilisik B, Al Shamma'a A. Sustainable Built Environment Palgrave Macmillan

Conference publication

Sourani A, Sohail M. 2012. Which Economic Sustainability Criteria Should Be Addressed in Public Procurement Strategies? 4th CIB International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Built Environment (SASBE2012): Emerging economies :561-567

Sourani A. 2008. Interpreting and Presenting Results Obtained from SPSS: Addressing Non-Parametric Tests Proceedings of ARCOM Conference on Quantitative data and analysis for Construction Research

Sourani A, Sohail M. 2005. Realising Social Objectives of Sustainable Construction through Procurement Strategies Sullivan K, Kashiwagi DT. W92/T23/W107 International Symposium on Procurement systems CIB: The impact of cultural differences and systems on construction performance :637-644

Sourani A, Sohail M. 2005. A Review of Sustainability in Construction and its Dimensions Kahkonen K. 11th Joint CIB International Symposium: Combining Forces: Advancing Facilities Management and Construction through Innovation :536-547