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Patrick is an Associate Professor in the Department of Building & Real Estate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has worked extensively in the construction industries in the UK and Hong Kong prior to joining the University, and is a professional surveyor of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Patrick’s research embraces INNOVATION, KNOWLEDGE AND LEARNING DYNAMICS and has published widely in these fields in construction and general management journals. He co-edited the book “Management of Knowledge in Project Environments”, published by Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann in 2005. He maintains close links with industry, and is a former Vice President of the Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society. He is also an active member of the international body, CIB W102 - Information and Knowledge Management in Building. He is also chief supervisor of a number of PhD students and post-doc fellows working on different facets related to his fields of research, such as environmental discourse and policy learning, university-industry technology transfer, social networks and knowledge sharing, storytelling, strategic knowledge management. He recently extends his work to personal knowledge management, knowledge and innovation cities, societal knowledge management and knowledge workplaces/workspaces. Through his research, he has demonstrated that knowledge is the key resource in today’s societies.


Integrated Professional Workshops

Cost and Value Management

Engineering Contract Practices

Research interests

Innovation, Knowledge and Learning Dynamics

Knowledge Management

Value Management

Human Behavior

Neurophysiological Experiments

Eye Tracking

Built Environment

Construction Management

Project Management

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Science, The University of Salford

Master of Science, The University of Salford

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Warwick


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