Roine Leiringer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Real Estate and Construction at The University of Hong Kong. He holds an MSc in Civil Engineering and a PhD in Industrial Economics and Management from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. In 2010 he was awarded the academic grade Docent at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. In research, Roine is committed to critical perspectives. Early research interests were in the areas of Public-Private Partnerships and innovation. Currently much of his research is in the following areas:
Roine is joint Editor-in-Chief of Construction Management and Economics and a past Secretary of the Construction Researchers on Economics and Organisation in the Nordic region (CREON) Network. He is a co-founder and co-director of the West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) conference series and was a joint coordinator of CIB TG 84 on ‘Construction Reform’. He is currently a visiting Professor at Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden) and was for a period 2011-2016 a Profesor Visitante at Universidad ORT Uruguay (Montevideo, Uruguay).