Udechukwu ‘Udi’ Ojiako is currently a Professor of Engineering Management at the University of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates). Prior to taking up his current appointment, he was Professor of Project Management at the British University in Dubai. Professor Ojiako has held numerous international academic appointments including in the United Kingdom (Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne and the University of Southampton) and South Africa (both at the University of the Witwatersrand and also at the University of Johannesburg). An erudite scholar, Professor Ojiako has won numerous international academic awards including awards from Project Management South Africa and the British Academy of Management. Professor Ojiako holds three doctorate degrees. He holds a PhD in project management (obtained from Northumbria University in 2005), a PhD in Business (obtained from the University of Hull in 2015). He also completed a third PhD in Law (from Aberystwyth University in 2022). Professor is also a Barrister having been called to the Bar of England & Wales (Middle Temple).