Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Dr Andrew Smith



Andrew Smith has research interests in the built environment, particularly in facilities management, construction and sustainability. His research papers on themes such as workplace wellbeing and productivity, sustainability, indoor environmental quality and the relationship of people to their working environment have been published in several Internationally-recognised academic and professional journals.

Recent projects include a DTI and industry funded project to investigate the wellbeing and productivity effects of plants in offices and supervision of a PhD investigating sustainable facilities management in Nigeria.

Andrew’s role involves teaching and scholarly activity at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His teaching interests include facilities management, building economics and procurement strategy.



Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Facilities Management


Membership of Professional Body

  • Certified Member, British Institute of Facilities Management (CBIFM)
  • Member, Chartered Management Institute (MCMI)
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (FHEA)


Non-Napier PhD supervisions

  • Development of a Facilities Management Framework for Sustainable Building Practice in Nigeria
  • Quality Management in Chinese Manufacturing Industries