Professor Martin Morgan Tuuli is a Project Management Expert and Professor of Construction Business and Project Management. As Deputy Rector, Professor Tuuli is in charge of strategic leadership on Academics, Research, Training and Advisory/Consultancy Services at GIMPA. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Rector, he was the Dean of the GIMPA Business School. Professor Tuuli holds a BSc (First Class Honours) in Building Technology from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi and a PhD in Construction Project Management from the University of Hong Kong.
Professor Tuuli has an international outlook and over 20 years of consultancy, professional and research/academic experience as a distinguished award-winning scholar and visionary leader in academia and industry. Professor Tuuli’s consultancy and professional experience has been within the context of strategic management, policy making, organisational development and project management. In project management, he has been involved in the renewal, development, implementation, evaluation and commercial management of development Projects/Programmes and Infrastructure Projects/Programmes (specifically, Healthcare, Roads & Bridges, Rail, Mass Housing, etc.). His research/academic leadership spans his current position as Deputy Rector and Professor at GIMPA, his previous work as Professor and Dean of the GIMPA Business School, GIMPA, Ghana, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at Loughborough University, UK, Assistant Professor at the University of Westminster, UK, Research Assistant at the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR and Research and Teaching Assistant at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.
For more than a decade, Professor Tuuli has managed significant research projects as Principal Investigator (PI) and Co-Investigator (Co-I), funding won through competition and peer assessments. Professor Tuuli is well published in top journals in his field, including 50+ peer-reviewed journal papers, conference papers and book chapters. His research papers have been cited over 1,600 times in highly rated journals across many disciplines. He has supervised 8 PhD students to completion. Professor Tuuli is the recipient of 11 national and international awards, including fellowships, outstanding research student awards and best research paper awards. He is an Honorary Professor at the Department of Real Estate and Construction, University of Hong Kong and a keynote speaker at various conferences including the National Project Management Conference 2019. Professionally, he is a Member of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS), Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Project Management Institute (PMI), Ghana Chapter, Institute of Project Management Professionals and Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.