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Prof Andrew Gale (BSc (Hons), PhD, CEng, FICE, MCIOB, MACostE) - personal details

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Prof Andrew Gale

Role: Professor, Management of Projects Research Theme Leader

Tel: 0161 306-4236

Location: Pariser Building-E12
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




Professional Development Programmes Director (Project Management, Reliability Engineering and Nuclear) in MACE. Director of the MSc Nuclear Professional Development Programme.

Leader of the Management of Projects Research Group and founding academic for the MSc Project Management Professional Development Programme (PMPDP), a flexible modular programme led by an industrial consortium comprising: Rolls-Royce, AMEC, AEC, Sellafield, E.on and Doosan. Lead academic in the UoM - British University in Dubai Partnership (BUiD).

Undertakes postgraduate professional development and research on people, organisation and culture aspects of project management and nuclear sector professional development. Graduate of Brunel University and the University of Bath. Spent 13 years in industry, in the UK and Middle East, prior to beginning an academic career in 1985. Chartered civil engineer with significant experience in collaborating with Russian higher education institutions and industry in the development of masters education for Russian engineers and project managers.

Member of the Senate of the British University in Dubai (BUiD). Has published over 100 articles and papers. Since joining UMIST (now The University of Manchester) in 1990 has secured and managed over 2 million worth of research and consultancy grants. Research focus is on the application of project management in engineering, infrastructure, construction, aerospace an nuclear sectors covering design, manufacture, construction and services. Examples of the issues currently being investigated include: project complexity, project risk management, design change support tools and project managing carbon footprints.

Co-vice-chair of the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center Board in the United States and Visiting Professor to the School of Engineering and Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University. Member of the Nuclear Industry Council Trade & Investment Working Group.