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Richard Humphrey

Senior Lecturer

Department: Architecture and Built Environment

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Richard qualified professionally in 1997 and joined the University as part of The Construction Group within The School of The Built and Natural Environment in March 2008 as a Senior Lecturer, following spells as a guest and part time lecturer during 2005 and 2007.

He has had a successful career in private, public and the third sector as a Client and Contractor with senior roles in Construction, Maintenance and Facilities/Asset Management; and non-executive roles across the region and nationally , predominantly in social housing and community investment projects. Richard has also worked as a Consultant and Advisor, was Managing Director of his own consultancy, and still retains business links as a partner in commercial and residential property management; through the positions he holds within professional institutions, and as Vice Chairman and Senior Director of Derwentside Homes Ltd.

Richard has been fortunate to lead and be part of award winning teams in construction and business both regionally and nationally.

His favourite cities are Barcelona and Edinburgh for their architecture and cultures; and he has developed an interest in the heritage and culture of the Middle East. He enjoys learning from students.

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  • Common Language of Sustainability for Built Environment Professionals—The Quintuple Helix Model for Higher Education, Crilly, M., Vemury, C., Humphrey, R., Rodriguez, S., Crosbie, T., Johnson, K., Wilson, A., Heidrich, O. 10 Nov 2020, In: Energies
  • Public–private partnerships: implications from policy changes for practice in managing risks, Wu, J., Liu, H., Sing, M., Humphrey, R., Zhao, J. 8 Oct 2020, In: Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management
  • VfM assessment of transport PPPs: Implications for future improvement, Zhao, J., Liu, H., Sing, M., Jin, X., Humphrey, R. 2019, Proceedings of the 43rd Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) Conference, North Rockhampton, Australia, Central Queensland University
  • Mapping the ontology of housing politics, Crilly, M., Humphrey, R. 11 Apr 2018, Housing Studies Association Annual Conference 2018
  • Real Estate Concepts: A Handbook for Students, Capper, G., Gledson, B., Humphrey, R., Johansen, E., Jowsey, E., Kirk, M., Hatcher, C., Weirs, J. 1 Jan 2015, Real Estate Concepts, London, CRC Press
  • Construction, Capper, G., Gledson, B., Humphrey, R., Johansen, E., Jowsey, E., Kirk, M., Maudsley, C., Weirs, J. 8 Jul 2014, Real Estate Concepts, London, Taylor & Francis
  • The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), "Code of Practice for Project Management and Construction Development" 5th Edition, (now revised "Code of Practice for Project Management and Built Environment" June 2022 6th edition).: Contributor, Editor and Advisor to the Project Lead(during authorship of 5th edition), Akram, S., Humphrey, R. 1 Jan 2014
  • Towards creating a business strategy to assist Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in EU Procurement Directives, Humphrey, R., Udeaja, C., Greenwood, D. 29 Jan 2014

  • Academic Studies in Education PCAPL August 31 2009
  • Fellow Institute of Directors FIoD 2014
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy FHEA 2010
  • Fellow Chartered Management Institute FCMI 2004
  • Fellow The Chartered Institute of Building FCIOB 2001


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