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.

Andrew is the School Lead for Research Integrity for the School of Engineering and the Built Environment.



Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Facilities Management


Conference Activity

  • Member of Scientific Committee, EuroFM European Facility Management Conference 2018


Membership of Professional Body

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Certified Member, Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (CIWFM)
  • Member, Chartered Management Institute (MCMI)


Current Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

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