Prof. Bernard Kofi Baiden

Trustee

Prof. Bernard Baiden is a Construction Project Management and Contract Administration Professional and Academic with 23 years’ industry experience in the management and delivery of Engineering Construction and Infrastructure projects and 19 years’ research experience in construction project delivery.

He is member of internationally recognized Engineering, Cost and Project Management professional bodies. The total value of projects he has been involved in, managed or controlled from the year 1994 to date is over US$200m, ranging from process plant, civil and building engineering works, health facilities and water infrastructure projects. Prof. Baiden possess construction project management, construction supervision, contracts administration, cost estimating and commercial management capabilities. Completed projects include the management (feasibility studies through design to construction) of a medium rise 6,000m² office block with basement parking at a cost of US$8m, design adoption to local conditions of a $25m 125-bed beach resort project.

Recently, he completed the management of a US$35m design and built an aviation cargo terminal with associated offices and a car park. He has BSc First Class Honors degree in Building Technology, MSc (Engineering) in Construction Management and Engineering and PhD in Construction Project Management on the integration of construction project delivery teams for performance improvement on large design & build projects in the United Kingdom valued over £40 million.

Prof. Baiden has been an Associate Professor in Construction Project Delivery since 2015 with University Administration experience at the Faculty, Departmental and Programme levels. He is also an author of 31 peer-reviewed international journal publications and conference proceedings on benchmarking, procurement, construction materials and project management.

He was the winner of the 2008 Emerald Excellence Award for publication on Liquidated and Ascertained Damages (LAD) in Ghanaian construction contracts. He has supervised/examined six (6) PhD and over seventy (70) MSc/MPhil theses.