Olukayode S. Oyediran is a professor of Construction Economics at the Department of Quantity Surveying at the University of Lagos. He is an alumnus of University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife). Professor Oyediran is a fully registered Quantity Surveyor with valid practicing license from the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria. He has served as a members of the Board and as well as the Registrar of the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria. He is a
professional member of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.
Professor Oyediran is both a researcher in cost management of construction projects and consultant to many public and private sector clients on a numbers of high profile construction projects. Additionally, he has served as Project Manager/Administrator on a number of multi-billion Naira projects. He has been involved in specialized professional services such as technical audit and forensic cost assessment of construction projects, conflict resolution, contract negotiation, construction claims settlement, facilitating value management exercise on a 2007 housing unit estate, among others.
His research interests are in construction economics, Construction contract and dispute resolution, project management and IT in construction