Internatonal School of Economics
Kazakh-British Technical University
Timur Narbaev, PhD, PMP®, Aff.M.ASCE, is an Associate Professor with the International School of Economics (an affiliate center of the London School of Economics, UK) and Business School at Kazakh-British Technical University (KBTU), Almaty, Kazakhstan. He is a director of KBTU MS Program in Supply Chain and Project Management.
Dr. Narbaev lectures on project management related courses, research methods, and statistics. His research interests are in the area of project management (earned value management, PM maturity, risk management, public-private partnerships) and decision science tools (AHP/ANP, system dynamics, growth models) applied to various social, economic, managerial and engineering systems. In 2014, he was nominated and finalist for the IPMA 2014 Young Researcher Award. He also provides consultancy services in market forecasting and risk management for oil & gas and construction industries and is the British Council trainer. He reviews for Engineering, Construction, and Architectural Management, International Journal of Project Management, Construction Management and Economics, and Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering.
Prior to joining KBTU, Timur worked as a research fellow at the Politecnico di Torino (Italy), project manager for the EU Tempus programme and a construction manager for building industry. He received his BSc and MSc in Construction Management from the Tashkent Institute of Architecture and Construction (Uzbekistan) and PhD in Production Systems (with focus on Project management) from the Politecnico di Torino (Italy). Professor Narbaev joined the PM World academic advisory team in February 2016.