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David Baldry

Senior Lecturer

  • Maxwell Building Room 424
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  • E: d.baldry@salford.ac.uk
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Office Times

“Please contact me via email for an appointment”

Biography

I am a member of the academic staff of the University of Salford since 1992 following over 20 years experience in building contracting and estate management.

I gained MSc in Construction Management and Economics.

I qualified as a Chartered Builder (CIOB) in 1976.

I qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor (RICS) in 1985.

I am currently Senior Lecturer in the School of the Built Environment.

Teaching

Strategic facilities management

Corporate social responsibility

Building retrofitting

Research Interests

Facilities Management

Public sector estate management

Project management

Qualifications and Memberships

Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Member of Chartered Institute of Building

Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Publications

BOOK

Barrett, P. and Baldry, D. (2003) Facilities Management : towards best practice, 2nd Edition, Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK.

CONFERENCE AND JOURNAL PAPERS

Baldry, D. (1994) The Client Function in Respect of Facilities Management Services, Proceedings of CIB W70 Symposium, Strategies and Technologies for Maintenance and Modernisation of Buildings, Tokyo, Volume 1, pp 129-136.

Bridge, A. and Baldry, D. (1996) A Strategic Approach to the Procurement of Facilities Management, Cobra ’96 RICS Construction and Building Research Conference, Bristol UK. (Electronic publication)

Adam, C. and Baldry, D. (1997) The Development of Strategic Facilities Management within a Government Research Establishment, Cobra ‘97 RICS Construction and Building Research Conference, Portsmouth UK.

Baldry, D. (1998) The evaluation of risk management in public sector capital projects, International Journal of Project Management, February, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp 35-41,.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (1998) Appraising the Total Performance of Higher Education Buildings: A Participatory Approach towards a Knowledge-base system, Proceedings of COBRA ‘98 RICS Construction and Building Research Conference, September, Vol 2 pp140-154, Oxford UK.

Featherstone, P. and Baldry, D. (1998) Strategic Facilities Management within Community Health Care National Health Service Trusts, Proceedings of COBRA ‘98 RICS Construction and Building Research Conference, September, Vol 2 pp 155-168, Oxford UK.

Baldry, D. (1999) Facility Management - the agent of environmental responsibility?, Proceedings of Futures in Property and Facility Management, June, pp. 169-170, University College London UK.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (1999) Building Performance Evaluation in Higher Education Properties: Towards a Process Model, Proceedings of COBRA ‘99 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Construction Research Conference, September, Vol. 2, pp. 45-56, Salford UK.

Featherstone, P. and Baldry, D. (1999) Community Health Care Strategic Facilities Management, Proceedings of  COBRA ‘99 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Construction Research Conference,  September, Vol. 2, pp. 67-80, Salford UK.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2000) Assessment of Facilities Management  Performance in Higher Education Properties, Proceedings of  FM Research: More from the Leading Edge in the Industry Conference,  Sheffield UK.

Featherstone, P. and Baldry, D. (2000) The Value of the Facilities Management Function in the United Kingdom  NHS Community Health Care Centre, Proceedings of FM Research: More from the Leading Edge in the Industry Conference, Sheffield UK.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2000) Assessment of facilities management performance – what next?, Facilities, Volume 18, Number 1 / 2, pp.66-75,    January/February.

Baldry, D. (2000) Facility management – the agent of environmental responsibility?, Facilities, Volume 18, Number 3 / 4, p.173, March/April.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2000) Assessment of facilities management performance in higher education properties, Facilities, Volume 18, Number 7 / 8, pp. 293-301, July/August.

Featherstone, P. and Baldry, D. (2000) The value of the facilities management function in the UK NHS community health care sector, Facilities,  Volume 18, Number  7 / 8, pp.302-311, July/August.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2000) Effective Process Management in Facilities Management through Performance Measurement,  Proceedings of Second International Conference on Performance Measurement, July, Cambridge UK.

Featherstone, P. and Baldry, D. (2000) Public Sector Facilities Management Strategy, Proceedings of COBRA 2000, RICS Conference on Construction & Building Research, August, Greenwich UK.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2000) Performance Evaluation in Facilities Management, Proceedings of COBRA 2000, RICS Conference on Construction & Building Research, August, Greenwich, UK.

Featherstone, P. and Baldry, D. (2000) The value of the facilities management function in the UK NHS  community health care sector, Journal of Management in Medicine, Volume 14, Number 5/6, pp. 326-338.

Baldry, D. (2000) FM as Agent of Environmental Responsibility, in Facility Management Risks and Opportunities (Eds. Nutt, B. and McLennan, P.), Blackwell Science, pp. 259-260.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2001) Case study methodology as a means of theory building: performance measurement in facilities management organisations, Work Study, Volume 50 Number 3, MCB University Press, pp.95-104.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2001) Facilities Management issues in the Public Sector, Public Service Review, Home Office, Spring, pp. 100-106.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2002) Moving from performance measurement to performance management, Facilities, Volume 20, No. 5/6, Emerald, pp. 217-223.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2002) Performance measurement in facilities management and its relationships with management theory and motivation, Facilities, Volume 20, No. 10, Emerald, pp.327-336.

Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Sarshar, M., and Baldry, D. (2002) Application of the Balanced Scorecard concept to develop a conceptual framework to measure facilities management performance within NHS facilities, International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, Volume 15, No. 4, Emerald, pp. 141-151.

Amaratunga, D., Sarshar, M., and Baldry, D. (2002) Process improvement in facilities management: the SPICE approach, Business Process Management Journal, Volume 8, No. 4, Emerald, pp. 318-337.

Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Sarshar, M., and Baldry,D. (2002) Assessment of facilities management process capability: a NHS facilities case study, International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, Volume 15, No. 6, pp. 277-288.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2002) Performance Measurement in Facilities Management Organisations: Transition from Measurement to Management, Proceedings of CIB Working Commission W70 Global Symposium, Glasgow, UK, pp. 206-223.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2002) Sample view of current performance measurement practices in Facilities Management, Proceedings of International Postgraduate Conference, University of Salford, Salford, UK.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2002) The Balanced Scorecard: Universal Solution to FM?, Proceedings of International Symposium in Facilities Management, Centre for Facilities Management, University of Salford, Salford, UK.

Amaratunga, D, and Baldry, D, (2002),Performance Measurement in Facilities Management Organisations: Transition from Measurement to Management, Proceedings of CIB Working Commission W70- Facilities Management and Asset Maintenance- The 2002 Global Symposium, Glasgow, UK.

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2003) A conceptual framework to measure facilities management performance, Property Management, Vol. 21, No. 2, Emerald, pp.171-189.

Amaratunga, D. and  Baldry, D. (2003),Benchmarking Performance Measurement Practices in Facilities Management Organisations: A Conceptual Framework. , Knowledge Construction - Joint International Symposium of CIB Working Commissions- Q55, W65 & W107, National University of Singapore

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2003),A Conceptual Framework to Measure Facilities Management Performance, Property Management Journal

Amaratunga, D. and Baldry, D. (2004) Process thinking in facilities management: an Analytical View, Proceedings of the International Salford Centre for Research and Innovation Research Symposium, University of Salford, UK, pp. 322-333.

Amaratunga,D., Haigh, R., and  Baldry, D. (2004) Customer Related Facilities Management Processes: Understanding the Needs of the Customer, CIB W070 Facilities Management and Maintenance Symposium: the Human element on Facility Management Understanding the needs of our customer. Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

Baldry, D. and Amaratunga, D. (2004) Developing the Balanced Scorecards for Facilities Management. in Facilities Management: Innovation and Performance (Eds  Alexander, K., Atkins, B., Brochner, J. and Haugen, T.)  Spons Press.

Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Baldry, D., (2005) Structured Process Improvements in Facilities Management Organisations: Best Practice Case Studies in the Retail Sector. 11th Joint CIB International Symposium - COMBINING FORCES - Advancing Facilities Management and Construction through Innovation

Amaratunga, D,, Kulatunga, U., Baldry, D., Haigh, R. (2005) Performance measurement applications in facilities management: An investigation into the future directions , 11th Joint CIB International Symposium - COMBINING FORCES - Advancing Facilities Management and Construction through Innovation.

Pathirage, C., Amaratunga, D., Baldry, D., Haigh, R. (2006) Key Knowledge Management Variables for Facilities Management Organisational Effectiveness, Proceedings of the CIBW089 - International Conference on Building Education and Research - BEAR 2006 - Construction Sustainability and Innovation. Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. April 2006

Pathirage, C. Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Baldry, D., (2006) Importance of KM for facilities management organisational effectiveness: intellectual capital perspective, Construction in the XXI Century: Local and global challenges. Joint 2006 CIB W065/W055/W086 Symposium Proceedings, Rome, Italy.

Pathirage, C., Haigh, R., Amaratunga, D., and Baldry, D. (2008) Knowledge Management Practices in facilities organisations: a case study, Journal of Facilities Management, Vol. 6 No. 1, pp. 5-22, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.

Pathirage, CP, Amaratunga, RDG, Haigh, RP and Baldry, D. (2010)   Knowledge Management Application in Facilities Management for Organisational Effectiveness’, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Research Paper Series

Thruairajah, N. and Baldry, D. (2010) Womens empowerment in Post-Disaster Reconstruction: Perspectives on Policies and Frameworks, International Journal of Strategic Property Management, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 347-361

Seneviratne, K., Baldry, D., and Pathirage, C.P. (2010) Disaster  Knowledge Factors in Managing Disasters Successfully, International Journal of Strategic Property Management, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 376-390