Jason Challender

Salford University, UK

Jason Challender

Salford University, UK

Biography

ason Challender has acquired thirty years ‘client side’ experience in the UK construction industry and procured numerous successful major construction programmes and transformational masterplans during this time. He is Director of Estates and Facilities at the University of Salford, member of its Senior Leadership Team and responsible for overseeing a large department of estates and construction related staff. He is also a published author of two construction related books namely:

The Client Role in Successful Projects
Building Collaborative Trust in Construction Procurement Strategies: A Practical Guide

He is also a construction researcher with ten published academic journal and conference papers in recent years, all of which have been dedicated to improving procurement in the construction industry. He has also attended many national construction and institutional conferences as a guest speaker over the years and is a Fellow and Board Director of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.