Mr. Blondel Abaitey Akun
Staff Grade
Department of Building Technology
Faculty of Built and Natural Environment

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Blondel Akun Abaitey is a Lecturer in the Department of Building Technology, Kumasi Technical University (KsTU). He holds both an MSc Construction Management and a Commonwealth Executive MBA, from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. Blondel is a Member of the Ghana Institute of Construction and has experience in Construction Project Management.

Blondel’s work-experience spans over twenty (20) years and has worked with Inocon Ghana Limited, Davis Langdon LLP (UK) amongst others. His research currently focuses on Construction Informatics.

  • Commonwealth Executive Masters in Business Administration, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi, Ghana -  2010
  • M.Sc. Construction Management, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi, Ghana -  2006
  • B.Sc. (Hons), Building Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi, Ghana   - 2001

Member, Ghana Institute of Construction (GIOC)

His research area currently focuses on Construction Informatics

  • Computer Application in Construction
  • Construction Technology
  • Project Planning and control
  • Contract Administration
  1. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Seminar on Rising Damp in Buildings An issue worth addressing –New IDL Conference Centre KNUST Kumasi. 22nd May 2015
  2. West Built Environment Research Conference (WABER), 12th – 14th August, 2013, British Council, Accra, Ghana.
  1. Ameyaw, C., Abaitey, A. B., Mensah, S. and Manu, Emmanuel (2021). Assessing the Cost of Competitive Tendering in Ghana using Transaction Cost Theory. Built Environment, Property and Asset Management, Emerald Publications.
  2. Mensah, S., Ameyaw, C., Abaitey, A. B., Yeboah, Hayford (2021). Optimizing Stabilisation of Laterite as Walling Unit. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. Emerald.
  3. Abaitey B. A., Fobiri G., and Dadzie J., Development Of A Computer Based Model For Building Material Extraction, West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference in 12th-14th August 2013