Prof. Dr. Deepak Bajaj FRICS

Associate Dean and Director, School of Construction, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, Noida

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An industry veteran, Dr Bajaj has rich and varied industry experience in diverse professional capacities in national and international organizations in Real Estate & Construction sectors. He is a Fellow of the coveted Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for the past 12 years and chairs the Assessment Panel in India & UK at RICS. Before joining RICS SBE, he has worked in project management, construction, real estate and facility management sectors of the industry. 

Dr Bajaj, an alumnus of MIT, Mangalore University, holds a PhD from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia and was himself an outstanding student. He is passionate about knowledge sharing and has been associated with higher education in the Built Environment sector for the past 30 years. He is an adjunct professor at SKEMA Business School, France, and Chongqing Jianzhu College, Chongqing, China. He is also an adjunct professor at RICS SBE since 2016 and regularly mentors and supervises PhD scholars and master’s degree students.

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 2002

  • Master of Construction Management – University of New South Wales, Australia, 1991

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) – Mangalore University, MIT, India, 1983 – 1987

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Founder of INSIGHTWORKS in 2020. Consulting in the area of Management of Risk, Projects & Portfolio, Facility and Education. 
  • HR and Administration for Unitech PAN India (April 2017 – May 2020) Director – Investments and Projects, Unitech Advisors (India) Pvt. Ltd. (2006 – 2016)
  • Director – Investments and Projects, Unitech Advisors (India) Pvt. Ltd. (2006 – 2016
  • CEO, Unibild Engineering and Construction Company (2004 – 2006)

 

INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY CONSULTING EXPERIENCE: 

  • Developed Risk Management system, Multiplex Facility Management Division (2003 – 2004)
  • Leader, AXA Australia (2002 – 2003):
  • Project Management Consultant and Building Construction Advisor, AUSAID (2002
  • Managing Facility Management Risk, FMAA (2001)
  • Operations Management, Insearch Ltd. (2001)
  • International Project Management Course, AUSAID (1994 – 1995):
  • Project Engineer and Controller, Unibild Engineering & Construction Co. (1987 – 1990)

 

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:

  • Academic and Management, University of Technology Sydney Australia (1993 – 2004) Course Coordinator in Project Management, UTS (2001 – 2004
  • Director of Program - Construction Management, UTS (1997 – 1998)
Research Interests:
  • SKEMA Business School, France

  • RICS-School of Built Environment, India

  • Chongqing Jianzhu College, Chongqing, China

  • Project Management Training in Senegal, Africa, Visiting Professor since Jan 2016.

PRIZES AND AWARDS: FMA Knowledge Achievement Award 2003 – 

  • Facility Management Association award for excellence in research by way of contribution to knowledge in risk management through PhD.
  • DAB Teaching Award 2000 – Faculty of Design Architecture and Building, UTS Inaugural Teaching Award for Excellence and Innovation in teaching.
  • FE Crowle Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching 1999 – National Award for excellence in teaching. 
  • Master Builders Association of Australia Prize for Best Performance in Master of Construction Management Degree Course, UNSW 1991. 
  • Mangalore University 2nd Rank in Mechanical branch 1987. Best Outgoing Student Award 1987 from MIT Manipal.
  • MIT Award 1984 – 1987 for securing 1st rank in 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of Engineering Degree.
  • UNESCO Prize for 2nd rank in All India General Knowledge Competition 1983.
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