Dr. Selim-Tuğra Demir

Senior Consultant and Project Partner at Drees and Sommer

Biography

Dr. Selim-Tugra Demir is a Senior Consultant and Project Partner at Drees and Sommer in Stuttgart (Germany). Tugra’s responsibilities cover among other things the successful Lean transformation of construction organisations acting in the built environment worldwide. As such he has experience in implementing Lean construction in Germany, Kuwait, Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arabic Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States of America. Dr. Demir has an academic background in Civil Engineering (Bachelors in Engineering), International Project Management (Masters in Engineering) and Executive Leadership (MBA with Distinction). He also obtained a PhD from the BEST-Research Institute at Liverpool John Moores University. The topic of his PhD Thesis was “AgiLean PM – a unifying strategic framework to manage construction projects”. He has published a high number of papers at international journals and presented at a variety of international conferences worldwide.