Professor Malcolm Horner

Chairman, Whole Life Consultants Ltd

Professor Malcolm Horner is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Institution of Civil Engineers, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland. He is a civil engineer specialising in constructiomn management whose career has embraced both academia and industry. A former Vice Principal of the University of Dundee, he has held numerous private and public sector appointments at director level, and chairs his own company, Whole Life Consultants Ltd which he founded in 2004.

He was Vice Chair of RICS’s working group on the Global Professional Statement on Cost Prediction, and is currently Vice Chair of the ICMS Standards Setting Committee and Chair of the Analytical Consortium of the Transport and Infrastructure Efficiency Strategy’s Living Lab Project which seeks to demonstrate how benchmarking can drive improved performance.

Professor Horner has published over 125 papers, notably in the areas of labour productivity, cost modelling and control, benchmarking, whole life costing, asset management and sustainability assessment.