Dr. Christopher Ejeh – PhD, Msc., Bsc (Hons), HND, Dip, (ICIOB),(CBIFM), (NIQS)
Dr Christopher Ejeh is the chairman/CEO of Crysmat. He is an Experience Quantity Surveyor, Facilities Manager, and Construction project budget/cost analyst. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (Bsc Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management from the University of Bolton; a Master’s degree (MSc) in Facilities Management from The University of Salford, as well as a PhD in Facilities Management also from the University of Salford all in England, United Kingdom. Prior to these qualifications, he holds an HND in Quantity Surveying; and a Diploma in Building and Quantity surveying all from Kaduna Polytechnic in Nigeria.
Upon graduation from the University of Bolton, Chris has worked as a Resident Quantity Surveyor with Manchester city council, a Senior Quantity surveyor with Laing O’Rourke Ltd, and as a Senior Quantity Surveyor with Kier Construction Group, Manchester. He worked as a Commercial Manager with Network rail, England (Network rail owns and manages Britain’s rail infrastructure and assets including buildings, bridges, signalling and over 20,000 miles of track). Prior to coming to the UK Chris worked with Julius Berger as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor on the new central bank of Nigeria head office complex project in Abuja. Dr. Ejeh also owns, and manage Crysmat UK Limited
With over nineteen (19) years of his active career within the construction industry, Chris has gained experience in all aspect of construction project cost management including contract management, facilitating tendering processes, coordinating pre & post contract processes, measurement and pricing of building and civil engineering works, preparation of Bill of Quantities, and facilities management services
His PhD was in good practice knowledge management in facilities management service delivery, where he critically investigated the interface between knowledge management processes and organisation knowledge infrastructure capabilities in the effective management of facilities. The PhD case study was carried out within NHS hospital facilities in England – United Kingdom. He then developed an effective knowledge management framework use in the control of infections that are acquired from hospital facilities as a result of poor facilities management services. This framework was verified and currently being use.
He is also a visiting lecturer at Coventry University.