Anthony Ward

Anthony Ward

Principal Lecturer

School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment

Staff Group(s)
Construction Management


Dr Anthony Ward is a Principal Lecturer for the Construction Management Subject Group, the Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, and is a module leader on the Online MSc Construction Project Management course. Anthony teaches across all levels of the courses in the group portfolio. His areas of specialism are measurement, estimating and contractual practice.

Career overview

As a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Anthony has worked in both private practice and contracting organisations at a senior level, across a wide range of different projects throughout the UK.

Research areas

Anthony is interested in all aspects of Quantity Surveying with a particular focus on measurement, estimating and contractual practice. He is also interested in innovation within the construction industry and has completed a PhD entitled “Development of a contextualised understanding of the diffusion of innovation among quantity surveyors in the UK construction industry”. This is an area that continues to be of relevance and fascination and forms the main focus of his research activities.

Press expertise

  • Quantity surveying
  • Cost management
  • Contract management
  • Diffusion of innovation