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Professor Geoffrey Q.P. SHEN







Associate Dean, Faculty of Construction and Environment
Chair Professor of Construction Management



Tel: (852) 2766 5817



Email address: geoffrey.shen@polyu.edu.hk







Geoffrey is a Chair Professor of Construction Management of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has a proven track record of accomplishment of academic leadership in construction management with a special interest in sustainable construction supported by information and communication technologies. He has led a large number of research projects with total funding of over HK$50 million and has authored more than 260 papers in peer-reviewed academic journals. He is a member of the Engineering Panel of The Research Grants Council in Hong Kong and a member of the editorial boards of several leading journals in the field of construction engineering and management, and has been invited to give keynote presentations in a number of international conferences. He served the built environment panel of the Research Assessment Exercise in Hong Kong in 2006, and he is the immediate past Chair of the Global Leadership Forum in Construction Engineering and Management Programs. Professionally, he is an Eminent Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Value Management (HKIVM). He is also a member of Advanced Construction Technologies sub-committee of the HK$1billion Construction Innovation and Technology Fund. As a certified Value Management Facilitator (List A) recognised by the HKSAR Government, he has professionally designed and facilitated over 60 value management and partnering workshops for large and complex construction projects. He received the Presidential Citation Award from SAVE International in 2009 for his “energetic and engaging effort to enhance value research and education”.








Subject Areas


Value Management in Construction



Construction Project Management



Research and Consultancy Techniques



Research and Scholarly Activities







Construction Project Management



Collaborative Working in Construction 



Value Management and Partnering



Construction Information Technology



Sustainable Construction












Associate Dean, Faculty of Construction and Environment



Academic Discipline Leader of Construction & Real Estate Management



Head of Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2008-2014)




Chairman, Postgraduate Scheme in Construction and Environment



Chairman, Learning and Teaching Committee of Faculty of Construction and Environment



Professional Services




Consultancy Projects


Provided professional services for a large number of major construction projects of government departments and other organisations, including



Architectural Services Department (ArchSD)



Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD)



Drainage Services Department (DSD)



Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD)



Highways Department (HyD)



Water Supplies Department (WSD)



Hong Kong Housing Authority (HKHA)



Hong Kong Housing Society (HKHS)




External Appointments


Chairman, Global Leadership Forum in Construction Engineering and Management (2014-2016)



President, Hong Kong Institute of Value Management (2007-2011)





Inaugural Secretary & Editor of the Hong Kong Institute of Value Management (1995-2007)






Publication List


Please refer to the Scopus Author Profile:





Updated in April 2020