Dr Andrew Knight FRICS is a Chartered Surveyor who heads a group of over thirty full and part-time academics covering a range of degrees in subjects including: Construction Management, Project Management, Quantity Surveying, and Property Management. Courses are based in Nottingham and Hong Kong. Before being appointed to the position of Head of Department, he was appointed Principal Lecturer in 2003 with specific responsibilities for PhD students across the School. He commenced his academic career at Sheffield Hallam University after practising in the public and private sectors as a surveyor. He holds a PhD from the University of Nottingham.
Dr Knight teaches professional ethics and research methods on a wide range of courses. He has edited a book titled "Advanced Research Methods in the Built Environment" with Professor L Ruddock of Salford University and published by Wiley-Blackwell. He also teaches on the University research methods programme for research students and the programme for staff, additionally he is a mentor for the School of Education Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Dr Knight is on the Editorial Board of the Innovation in the Built Environment Book Series published by the RICS and Wiley-Blackwell. Additionally, he sits on a variety of external committees related to economic development and social justice.