Theophilus Olatunbosun Odunlami

Research project: Investigating the Management of the Early Stages of the Building Project Life Cycle


Information exchange and communication throughout the building project life cycle is essential especially among contractors and project stakeholders. Evidence of project performance has consistently demonstrated that ultimate project success and failure can often be traced back to what happens at the early part of the project life cycle, but our knowledge of how to manage these early  stages of a project's development cycle is often poor.  This research project aims to investigate the inherent stakeholders (project team and supply chain) management and communication processes at the early stages of the project life-cycle, and the impact of a formidable digital information strategy to enhance successful project delivery.

  • Research degree: PhD
  • Title of project: Investigating the Management of the Early Stages of the Building Project Life Cycle
  • Research supervisor: Dr Hasan Haroglu
  • Other research supervisor: Dr Nader Saleh-Matter


An accomplished  project management professional, highly experienced in project planning, controls and delivery, with a BSc (Hons) degree in Civil Engineering. An astute professional with 20 years practical  experience in structural design, construction management and project planning/controls in the United Kingdom with areas of professional expertise spanning across P way, aviation, energy and heavy civil engineering industries. Currently working as a project planning manager and holds a full membership of     Association for Project Management (APM) in United Kingdom.

Areas of research interest

  • Project Management
  • Earned Value Management
  • Quantitative Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA)
  • Structural Design and Digital Information
  • Project Planning and Controls
  • Value Engineering


  • BSc in Civil Engineering , University of Ife (Obafemi Awolowo University) Nigeria