Ing Dr. Collins Ameyaw

Ing Dr. Collins Ameyaw
Designation: 
Staff Grade: 
Brief Bio: 

Ing. Dr. Ameyaw is a Senior Lecturer at the Kumasi Technical University (KsTU). He holds a Doctor of Engineering from the Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany and MSc Construction Management from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. Collins is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and a Professional Member of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors and has over 10 years of experience in Public Procurement Training and Procurement Auditing, and over 15 years of experience in Infrastructure Project Management. He is an author of over 20 peer reviewed Journal and Conference Articles, 2 Monographs and a reviewer of 5 reputable International Journals including: Taylor and Francis, Emerald Publications, Elsevier, Springer Publications and Global Scholars. He is also an External Examiner to the Department of Construction Technology and Management and the Institute of Distance Learning, KNUST.

Education: 
  • Doctor of Civil Engineering, Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany – 2017
  • M. Sc. Construction Management,  Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi, Ghana -  2008
  • B.Sc. (Hons), Building Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi, Ghana   - 2002
  • Certificate in Public-Private Partnerships, World Bank Group, 2015
  • Certificate in Project Management Professional, Merja Technologies, (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)- 2008
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate, Opoku Ware School – 1996       
  • Goethe-Zertifikat A2, Goethe-Institute, Accra, Ghana
Professional Membership: 
Professional Member, Ghana Institute of Surveyors (GhIS) Mem. No. 895 Member: Ghana Institute of Construction (GIOC)
Research Interests: 

Public-Private Partnership
Value for Money (VfM) in Public Procurement
Sustainable Public Procurement and Social Value Creation
Infrastructure Projects Finance

Teaching Areas: 

Measurement of Civil Engineering Works
Measurement of Building Works
Contract Administration
Contract Management

Conferences Attended: 
  • 2018 POMS Annual Conference. May 4 to May 7, 2018, at the Hilton Americas-Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) Conference, 27-28, July 2016,  Ashesi University, Accra Ghana
  • West Built Environment Research Conference (WABER), 12th – 14th August, 2013, British Council, Accra, Ghana.
  • West Built Environment Research Conference (WABER), 12th – 14th August, 2013, British Council, Accra, Ghana.
  • West Built Environment Research Conference (WABER), 12th – 14th August, 2013, British Council, Accra, Ghana.
  • West Built Environment Research Conference (WABER), 12th – 14th August, 2013, British Council, Accra, Ghana
  • 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA, 2012), KNUST, 22nd – 24th March, 2012, Kumasi, Ghana
  • West African Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, University of Reading, 2012
  • West African Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, University of Reading,    2012.
  • 1st Applied Research Conference in Africa, 29 – 31 August , 2012, Elimina Ghana
  • International Public Procurement Conference (IPPC), August 18-22, 2012. Seattle, Washington, USA, 1294 - 1316. Available on: www.ippa.org/IPPC5/Proceedings/Part6/PAPER6-2.pdf
  • Management and Innovation for a sustainable Built Environment Conference – June 19-23, 2011, Tracking no.: 249
  • West African Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, University of Reading, 2010.
  • West African Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, University of Reading, 2011
Publications: 
  1. Ameyaw, C. & Alfen, H. W. (2017). Identifying risks and mitigation strategies in private sector participation (PSP) in power generation projects in Ghana.  Journal of Facilities Management, 15 (2).
  2. Ameyaw, C., Adjei-Kumi, T., & Owusu-Manu, D. G. (2015). Exploring value for money (VfM) assessment methods of public-private partnership projects in Ghana: A theoretical framework. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 20(3), 268-285.
  3. Osei-Tutu, E, Offei-Nyako, K., Ameyaw, C. and Ampofo, T. K. (2014) Conflict of Interest and Related Corrupt Practices in Public Procurement in Ghana.  International Journal of Civil Engineering Construction and Estate Management. Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 1-15
  4. Ameyaw, C., Mensah, S., and Osei-Tutu, E. (2013). Curbing Corruption in the Public Procurement Process in Ghana. Journal of  Public Policy and Administration Research (JPPAR), Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 44 – 53.
  5. Ameyaw, C., Mensah, S. and Osei-Tutu E. (2012) “Obstacles to the Procurement Reforms in Ghana”, Journal of Public Procurement and Contract Management
  6. Ameyaw, C., Mensah, S. and Osei-Tutu E. (2012). “Public Procurement in Ghana: The Implementation Challenges to The Public Procurement Law 2003 (Act 663)”, International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management. Vol. 2, No. 2.
  7. Osei-Tutu, E.,  Mensah, S. and Ameyaw, C (2011).“The Level of Compliance with the Public Procurement ACT (ACT 663) in Ghana”, International Journal of Project Planning and Finance
  8. Ameyaw, C. & Alfen, H. W. (accepted). Soft System Analysis of Private Sector Investment in Power Generation Sector in Ghana. Journal of Systemic Review and Action Research
  9. Asiedu, O. R., Ameyaw, C. and Adaku, E. (2018). The Dynamics of Cost Overrun in Public Sector Construction Projects in Developing Countries” 2018 POMS Annual Conference. May 4 to May 7, 2018, at the Hilton Americas-Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
  10. Ameyaw, C. & Alfen, H. W. (2016). Understanding the factors influencing private sector investment in the power generation sector of Ghana: System          Dynamics Approach. Doctoral Workshop Proceedings, ARCOM, Ashesi University College, Accra-Ghana, 27 – 28 July 2016. Available on: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/workshops/2016-07_Ghana_Proceedings.pdf
  11. Asamoah-Duodu, A., Danso, K. A. and Ameyaw, C. (2013). Effects of Management Practices on the Completion Time of Building Projects in Ghana. West Built Environment Research Conference (WABER), 12th – 14th August, 2013, British Council, Accra, Ghana.
  12. Ameyaw, C., Mensah, S. and Asubonteng  J. (2013). Cost of Tendering in Ghana- Client’s Perspective. West Built Environment Research Conference (WABER), 12th – 14th August, 2013, British Council, Accra, Ghana.
  13. Mensah, S., and Ameyaw, C. (2013). Challenges Facing District Assemblies’ “In-House” Administered Construction Contracts. West Built Environment Research Conference (WABER), 12th – 14th August, 2013, British Council, Accra, Ghana.
  14. Mensah, S., and Ameyaw, C. (2013). Post-Contract Construction Disputes In The Ghana Health Sector: Causes and Effects. West Built Environment Research Conference (WABER), 12th – 14th August, 2013, British Council, Accra, Ghana
  15. Ameyaw, C.,  Oteng Seifah, S. and Mensah S. (2012) “Comparative Study of DBB AND DB Procurement Methods in Ghana. 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA, 2012), KNUST, 22nd – 24th March, 2012, Kumasi, Ghana.
  16. Mensah, S. and Ameyaw, C., (2012) “Sustainable Procurement Integration into Ghanaian Procurement Landscape” West African Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, University of Reading, 2012
  17. Ameyaw, C., Mensah, S., Yarhards D. (2012) “Applicability of Bromilow’s Time-Cost Model on Building Projects in Ghana,  West African Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, University of Reading, 2012.
  18. Ameyaw, C. (2012) “Utilization of Sawdust for the Development of Ceiling Panels”, 1st Applied Research Conference in Africa, 29 – 31 August, 2012, Elimina Ghana
  19. Ameyaw, C., Mensah, S., and Osei-Tutu, E. (2012). Improving Transparency in Public Procurement in Ghana. International Public Procurement Conference (IPPC), August 18-22, 2012. Seattle, Washington, USA, 1294 - 1316. Available on: www.ippa.org/IPPC5/Proceedings/Part6/PAPER6-2.pdf
  20. Ameyaw, C and Oteng Seifah, S. (2010) “Construction Project Delivery in Ghana – The performance of Traditional Procurement Method”, West African Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, University of Reading, 2010.
  21. Ameyaw, C., Mensah, S. and Osei-Tutu E (2011). “Challenges facing the smooth implementation of Act 663, 2003 of Ghana”, West African Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, University of Reading, 2011
  22. Osei-Tutu, E.,  Mensah, S. and Ameyaw, C. (2011) “The Level of Compliance with the Public Procurement ACT (ACT 663) in Ghana”, Management and Innovation for a Sustainable Built Environment Conference, 20 – 23rd June, 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

    Monographs:

  23. Ameyaw, C. (2018). Engendering Private Sector Investment in Power Generation infrastructure in Ghana. Professur Betriebswirtschaftslehre im Bauwesen. ISBN978-3-95773-255-2
  24. Ameyaw, C. (2011). Construction Project Delivery in Ghana: Traditional Design-Bid-Build verses Design-Build Procurement Methods. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG