Dean, School of Built Environment

Professor Kerry London

Dr London is Professor Built Environment and Urban Transformation at Western Sydney University and is Dean School of Built Environment. She has degrees in Architecture and a postgraduate Master Research degree in Building from the University of Newcastle. She was awarded her PhD from University of Melbourne in 2005. She was the first female Chair in construction management in Australia. She has an international research reputation and is a leader in construction supply chain theory and practice. Her work focusses on adoption of innovative technologies. She is well known for conducting research that crosses discipline boundaries and has led numerous nationally competitive grants and initiatives towards this end. She has published more than 200 peer reviewed publications, won over $5.0M in competitive funding and supervised 11 PhD students since 2003. She has given various international keynotes at industry and academic conferences. She currently is a Chief Investigator on five ARC grants. She was an ARC College of Experts Panel Member. Kerry is Chair of the NFP Australasian Lean Construction Institute and on the Advisory Board of Top 100 Women. She has held numerous leadership positions in academia. She held Ministerial appointments on the Built Environment Industry Innovation Council and the NSW Architects Registration Board. She is Deputy Chair of the Australian Deans Built Environment and Design Council. She is a Fellow and Past President of the Chartered Institute of Building Australasia. She is a founding member of the Australian Housing Supply Chain Alliance. She is a Fellow of the Royal Science Society NSW.