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Dr Kelechi Anyigor

Assistant Professor

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Dr Kelechi Anyigor is a Senior Lecturer in Project Management in the Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering. He graduated from Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning. He then obtained an MSc in Project Management from Northumbria University, Newcastle. His interest in Urban Development and improvement of deprived communities resulted in a PhD from the School of Built and Natural Environment, Northumbria University.

Before leaving Nigeria for further studies in the UK, Kelechi worked in the real estate industry as an Operations Manager, and later in the education sector, as a Geography tutor. In the UK, he has worked as an Associate Lecturer, and as Head of the Research and Training Department of a UK-based charity, with operations in Asia and Africa. A role that afforded him the opportunity to work with a team to deliver successful poverty alleviation projects across Africa, Asia and the Uk. Notable among the projects is the establishment of an operational free school for orphans and children from poor homes in Hyderabad, India. Kelechi is passionate about teaching and learning.

Kelechi Anyigor

Campus Address

Wynne Jones Building
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8ST

Kelechi’s research interest is the interplay of the social, economic, and environmental aspects of deprived urban communities in the delivery of sustainable improvement projects. He is also interested in Leadership and knowledge management for effective project delivery.

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  • Solar roads – a new potential renewable energy for and Great Britain, Mukherjee, A., Benett, J., Anyigor, K., Olayinka, O., Khalafallah, A., Alencastro, J., Butt, T. 15 Feb 2024, In: Environmental Technology (United Kingdom)
  • Knowledge Sharing in the Construction Industry: Implications for the future of Projects, Anyigor, K., Osborne, A., Butt, T., Littlemore, M., Aboderin, O. 3 Jul 2023, Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society Conference 2023
  • The Effects of Scope Creep on Project Success, Anyigor, K., Osborne, A. 14 Oct 2022, 12th International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management [EPPM2022]
  • Organizational culture and stakeholder success criteria in construction projects, Alhiddi, A., Osborne, A., Anyigor, K. 7 Nov 2019, In: Periodica Polytechnica Architecture
  • Inroads in Alleviating Slum Conditions across Nigeria, Pugalis, L., Giddings, B., Anyigor, K. 2015, Implementation of the Millenium Development Goals , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, OSSREA Publications
  • Informal Settlements: The Prevalence of and Barriers to Entrepreneurial Synergies in Slum Communities, Pugalis, L., Giddings, B., Anyigor, K. 2014, Enterprising Places: Leadership and Governance Networks, Bingley, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd
  • Reappraising the World Bank responses to rapid urbanisation: Slum improvements in Nigeria, Pugalis, L., Giddings, B., Anyigor, K. 24 Jun 2014, In: Local Economy
  • The Challenge of Entrepreneurship in Nigerian Informal Settlements, Anyigor, K., Giddings, B., Pugalis, L. 28 Aug 2014, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2014
  • Social Structures, Local Economic Development and Environmental Quality in Deprived Communities: The case of the Kpirikpiri community in South-East Nigeria, Giddings, B., Anyigor, K., Matthews, L. 2013, In: Journal of Construction in Developing Countries

  • Jelili Kazeem Exploring ways to mitigate scope creep through the applications of Artifial intelligence Start Date: 01/10/2023
  • Obu Obu Climate Change and Sustainable Urban Slum Upgrading in Nigeria: A Case Study in Calabar, Cross River State Start Date: 01/10/2023
  • Oluwadamilola Aboderin Flexible working in Project Management: Sustaining Team cohesiveness Start Date: 01/10/2021

PhD June 30 2012


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