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Prof Andrew Ross

Prof Andrew Ross

Telephone: 0151 231 2840

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Biography

Subject head- Surveying at Liverpool John Moores University. Overall management responsibility for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the following disciplines- Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying and Real estate management.
Research interests Financial management of construction organisations and projects, subcontractor/main contractor relationships and wearable and sensor technology in construction.
Currently a CIB global coordinator for wearable technology in property and construction.

Degrees

2005, University of Salford, United Kingdom, PhD
1994, University of Salford, United Kingdom, MSc Information Technology
1985, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Academic appointments

External examiner Msc Project Management, University of Aberdeen, 2014 - 2018
External examiner- MSc and PhD, Built Environment, British University in Dubai, 2014 - present
External examiner, Built Environment, University of Ulster, 2013 - 2018
Visiting Professor, University of Applied Science, Augsburg, 2008 - 2018

Publications

Highlighted publications

Blay-Armah A, Ross A. 2014. The impact of varying asset specificities of subcontractors on relationships development in construction Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013, :533-543

Ross AD, Williams P. 2013. Financial Management for Construction Contracting Blackwell Wiley 978-1-4051-2506-2

Jones SM, Ross A, Sertyesilisik B. 2010. Testing the unfolding model of voluntary turnover on construction professionals Construction Management and Economics, 28 :271-285 DOI

Ross A, Hugill D. 2008. Signals from Site-Embodied Logic and Management Accounting on Construction Projects :417-439 DOI

Morton R, Ross A. 2008. Construction UK introduction to the industry Wiley-Blackwell 9781405159432

Ross AD, Hugill DJ. 2006. Commercial management of projects Lowe D, Leiringer R. Commercial Management of Projects: Defining the discipline Blackwell Publishing

Ross AD, Jaggar D. 2002. Building Design Cost Management Blackwell Publishing 9780632058051

Ross AD, Dalton K, Sertyesilisik B. An investigation on the improvement of construction expenditure forecasting journal of civil engineering and management, 19 :759-771 DOI Author Url

Ross AD, Dow I, Sertyesilisik B. an investigation on the cost implications of methodology of sub-constract work pricing Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 14 :98-125 DOI

Conference publication

Siriwardena M, Ross A, Abbott A, Manewa R. 2019. Apprentice perceptions of work based learning: preliminary observations Sandanayake YG, Gunatilake S, Waidyasekara A. Proceedings of the 8th World Construction Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 8th World Construction Symposium :98-106 DOI

Wijekoon KADNC, Manewa RMAS, Ross AD, Siriwardena M. 2018. Value considerations of adopting BIM in FM Sandanayake YG, Gunatilake S, Waidyasekara KGAS. Proceedings of The 7th World Construction Symposium: Built Asset Sustainability: Rethinking Design, Construction and Operations, The 7th World Construction Symposium :587-595

Ross AD, Siriwardena M. 2018. New approaches to employer engagement within surveying education: Degree Apprenticeships Sandanayake YG, Gunatilake S, Waidyasekara KGAS. Proceedings of the 7th World Construction Symposium Built Asset Sustainability: Rethinking Design, Construction and Operations, The 7th World Construction Symposium :405-412

Manewa RMAS, Muza T, Siriwardena ML, Ross AD. 2017. Through life risk management in mega projects Sandanayake YG, Ramachandra T, Gunatilake S. Proceedings of the 6th CIB World Construction Symposium, 6th CIB World Construction Symposium :458-465

Wijekoon KADNC, Manewa RMAS, Ross AD. 2017. BIM for facilities information managemnt Sandanayake Y, Fernando G, Ramachandra T, Gunathilaka S. 6th World Construction Symposium 2017

WIJEKOON , Manewa RMAS, ROSS , DAVIES . 2016. Evaluating the ability of BIM to enhance value in facilities information management Public Url

Manewa RMAS, Blake T, Siriwardena M, Ross A, Marsh D. 2016. Implementation of Building Information Modelling within Construction SMEs Sandanayake YG, Karunasena GI, Ramachandra T. Proceedings of the 5th World Construction Symposium, 5th World Construction Symposium :241-248

Ross , Norman R, Manewa RMAS, Marsh D. 2016. Is construction getting quicker?

Wijekoon KA, Manewa RMAS, Ross A, Marsh D. 2016. Towards facilities information management through BIM Sandanayake YG, Fernando NG, Karunasena GI. Symposium Proceedings - 2016, 5th World Construction Symposium 2016 Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Wijekoon KA, Manewa RMAS, Ross A. 2016. Information requirement for built environment facilities Faculty Research Week 2016 :350-356

Manewa RMAS, Siriwardena M, Ross A. 2015. Barriers to the implementation of concurrent engineering practices within the UK construction industry Sandanayake YG, Fernando NG, Karunasena GI. Proceedings of the CIB 4th World Construction Symposium, CIB 4th World Construction Symposium :134-142 Publisher Url

Wijekoon C, Manewa RMAS, Ross A, Marsh D. 2015. BIM as an effective information management tool for achieving key performance indicators in Construction Projects 4th World Construction Symposium 2015

Manewa A, Siriwardena M, Ross A. 2014. Responding to the built environment challenges – Design for adaptation Sandanayake YG, Fernando NG, Karunasena GI. Proceedings of the 3rd World Construction Symposium, 3rd World Construction Symposium :471-481

Ross A, Armah AB, Manewa RMAS. 2014. Factors that influence trade contractor specificity and their influence on the development of integrated project teams: the case for sustainability

Shah R, Walsh S, Ross A. 2014. Challenges and solutions for management of FRP usage in the UK rail sector Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013, :123-134

Blay-Armah A, Ross A. 2014. The impact of varying asset specificities of subcontractors on relationships development in construction Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013, :533-543

Shah RK, Walsh S, Ross A. 2013. Challenges, potential flaws and resolutions in implementing FRP in UK Rail infrastructure Procs 29th Annual ARCOM Conference, Annual ARCOM Conference :123-134 Public Url

Manewa RMAS, Pasquire C, Gibb A, Ross A, Siriwardena M. 2013. Adaptable Buildings: Striving towards a sustainable future

Shah R, Walsh S, Ross A. 2013. Challenges and solutions for management of FRP usage in the UK rail sector Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013, :123-134

Blay-Armah A, Ross A. 2013. The impact of varying asset specificities of subcontractors on relationships development in construction Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013, :533-543

Azam MAM, Ross AD, Fortune CJ, Jaggar DM. 1999. The development ob a rich information model used to identify the factors constraining design development Ogunlana SO. PROFITABLE PARTNERING IN CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT, CIB W92 (Procurement Systems) and CIB TG 23 (Culture in Construction) Joint Symposium :565-577 Author Url

 Khumpaisal S, Ross A, Abdulai RT. Thai Real Estate Practitioners’ Perception of Risks 5th Annual BEAN Conference, 18-19 May

Abdulai RT, Salem M, Ross A, Karima S, Kirkham R. The GCC Real Estate Markets: An Initial Investigation into their Attractiveness to Global Real Estate Investors ARCOM Annual Conference

Abdulai RT, Blay-Armah A, Ross A, Cotgrave A. Construction Team Building: The Interplay of Economic and Non-economic Factors BEAN

 Salem M, Ross A, Karima S, Kirkham R, Abdulai RT. The GCC Real Estate Markets: An Initial Investigation into their Attractiveness to Global Real Estate Investors ARCOM Annual Conference

Journal article

Wijekoon KA, Manewa RMAS, Ross AD. 2018. Enhancing the value of Facilities Information Management (FIM) through BIM integration Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Mughal MS, Ross A, Fearon DJ. 2017. Development Needs of Middle Managers In Higher Education Institutions: A Case Study of A Post 1992 New University in UK International Journal of Business & Administrative Studies, 3 :239-259 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Manewa A, Siriwardena M, Ross A, Madanayake U. 2016. Adaptable buildings for sustainable built environment Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 6 :139-158 DOI Public Url

Murray M, Ross A, Blaney N, Adamson L. 2015. Mentoring undergraduate civil engineering students Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Management, Procurement and Law, 168 :189-198 DOI

Ross A. 2011. Supply chain management in an uncertain economic climate: a UK perspective Construction Innovation, 11 :5-13 DOI

Kivrak S, Ross A, Arslan G, Tuncan M. 2010. Construction professionals' perspectives on cross-cultural training for international construction projects Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2010 - Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference, :351-360

Jones SM, Ross A, Sertyesilisik B. 2010. Testing the unfolding model of voluntary turnover on construction professionals Construction Management and Economics, 28 :271-285 DOI

Kivrak S, Ross A, Arslan G, Tuncan M. 2009. Impacts of cultural differences on project success in construction Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2009 - Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference, :53-61

Marguet N, Ross A, Johnson D. 2009. Developing supply chain procurement systems in social housing Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2009 - Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference, :3-10

Chen Z, Li H, Ross A, Khalfan MMA, Kong SCW. 2008. Knowledge-driven ANP approach to vendors evaluation for sustainable construction Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 134 :928-941 DOI Author Url

Ross A, Hugill D. 2008. Signals from Site-Embodied Logic and Management Accounting on Construction Projects :417-439 DOI

Ross A, Goulding J. 2007. Supply chain transactional barriers to design cost management Construction Innovation, 7 :274-287 DOI

Ross AD, Dalton K, Sertyesilisik B. An investigation on the improvement of construction expenditure forecasting journal of civil engineering and management, 19 :759-771 DOI Author Url

Abdulai RT, Khumpaisal S, Ross A. An Examination of Thai Practitioners’ Perceptions of Risk Assessment Techniques in Real Estate Development Journal of Retail and Leisure Property, 9 :151-174 DOI Publisher Url

Ross AD, Dow I, Sertyesilisik B. an investigation on the cost implications of methodology of sub-constract work pricing Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 14 :98-125 DOI

Book

Ross AD, Williams P. 2013. Financial Management for Construction Contracting Blackwell Wiley 978-1-4051-2506-2

Morton R, Ross A. 2008. Construction UK introduction to the industry Wiley-Blackwell 9781405159432

Ross AD, Jaggar D. 2002. Building Design Cost Management Blackwell Publishing 9780632058051

Chapters

Ross AD, Hugill DJ. 2006. Commercial management of projects Lowe D, Leiringer R. Commercial Management of Projects: Defining the discipline Blackwell Publishing

Thesis/Dissertation

Mughal MS. CONCEPTUAL MODELS FOR DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS OF ACADEMIC MIDDLE MANAGERS IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS Ross A, Fearon D. Author Url

Engagement & Impact

Highlighted activities

External committees:

Constructing Excellence steering group, Constructing Excellence, Treasurer. 2010

Professional activities

Research Grants Awarded:

Innovate UK, Low Carbon futures, KTP programme in conjunction with BCM, Manchester, Grant value (£): 248012, Duration of research project: Three years. 2014

NWUA, Development of collaborative progression routes, Grant value (£): £56000, Duration of research project: 18 months. 2009

NWDA, Sustainability programme development, Grant value (£): 120,000, Duration of research project: 24 months. 2009

NWUA, Building Summit Skills capability, Grant value (£): £102,000, Duration of research project: 24 months. 2008

Technology Strategy Board, Supply chain management in registered social housing, Fusion 21, Grant value (£): £140,000, Duration of research project: 24 months. 2008

Technology strategy board, Sustainable professional services development, Todd and Ledson LLP, Grant value (£): £105000, Duration of research project: 18 months. 2005

External PGR examinations performed:

Edinburgh University, PhD. 2014

Industrial connections:

Industrial collaborative group- Degree apprenticeships - Construction Trailblazer, Academic lead-. 2014

Membership of professional bodies:

Fellow, Higher education academy. 2013

Member, Chartered Institute of Building. 2002

MRICS, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveying. 1988

Associate member, Royal Instiution of Chartered Surveyors. 1988

External PGR Supervision - completed students:

Liverpool John Moores University, PhD. 2013

External committees:

Constructing Excellence steering group, Constructing Excellence, Treasurer. 2010

Organising committee- Association of researchers in Construction, ARCOM, Committee member. 2006

Construction excellence, Liverpool Constructing excellence, Chairman and treasurer. 2000

Editorial boards:

Journal of Construction Procurement. 2004