Innocent Musonda

(Prof. of Sustainable Built Infrastructure & Digitalisation)
Innocent Musonda - Keynote Speaker - 17th BEC


Innocent holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Management and qualifications in construction management and civil engineering. He is a C2 NRF-rated researcher in South Africa, a registered Civil Engineer (Zambia), Construction Manager (South Africa), a full member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB-UK) and the International Council for research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB). He has worked for both the public and private sector in Southern Africa. He is a full Professor invited speaker, founder and director of the Centre for applied research and innovation in the built environment (CARINBE) based at the University of Johannesburg. Prof Musonda serves as an assessor for the Australian Research Council (ARC), National Research Foundation (NRF), and has served as an ad-hoc reviewer for the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). He is a co-chairperson of an international conference series on Infrastructure Development and Investment in Africa. He has also served as a roaming scholar at the University of Toronto on the Engineering Education for Sustainable Cities in Africa Project (EESC-A). He conducts research on site-to-office digital applications and BIM. Other projects include the strategic application of building information modelling (BIM) to the role of construction project management, 4D BIM to improve safety and infrastructure sustainability.