Dr Terence Lam is a Senior Lecturer in Property and Development. His research and teaching interests lie in facilities and property management, procurement and performance management, project and risk management, as well as contract management, specialising in performance assessment, modelling and prediction of construction consultants and contractors for outsourcing and procurement processes.
Dr Lam is currenlty working to develop a sustainable procurement approach for selection of construction consutants with an aim to investigate what tender selection criteria should be considered when assessing the performance outcomes of consultants in relation to sustainable design, construction and managment of buildings within the context of property and facilities management of existing building portfolios.
He is a fellow member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has years of experience in professional practice in property and construction. His research thus focuses to improve the professional practice in these fields.
As the chief investigator, I have achieved awards of international research grants from the RICS Research Trust: