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Richard Davies

Richard Davies

Senior Lecturer, University College of Estate Management

Dr Richard Davies is an applied researcher and practitioner working at the interface between industry and academia, including universities, construction contractors, and network infrastructure clients. Notable recent contribution includes a Design Management Academy for both Skanska and Sir Robert McAlpine. 

Dr Davies specialises in innovation in construction, with emphasis on systems, processes, and organisational psychology of change. His work encompasses digital transformation, design management, HSEQ management, production control, near-site manufacture, visualisation, and building safety, and has garnered numerous industrial research grants throughout his career. 

A key theme in his work is creating and applying frameworks that support decision-making in the built environment.