Dr Mbachu is an associate professor of quantity surveying and construction management in the Faculty of Society & Design, Bond University. He has 20+ years of university teaching experience in Nigeria, South Africa, USA and New Zealand, and 12+ years of construction work experience in various roles: quantity surveyor, contracts manager, construction manager & planner. He has supervised many PhDs to successful completion in his research interest areas, including productivity, supply chain management, innovation, prefabrication and digital technologies in construction. He serves on a number of boards for the industry and professional organisations, including the RICS Regional Engagement Group for Queensland & Northern Territory. He is also a member of the Earned Value Management Consulting Group to the U.S. Government Accountability Office.