Elika is responsible for development and delivery of courses in project management.

Qualifications and memberships

  • BSc., MSc., PhD
  • PMQ IPMA level D award
  • Associate Member of APM

Academic and research interests

  • Commercial management of projects and contract management
  • Project procurement systems
  • Co-operation in client-contractor relations
  • Transaction cost in projects.


  • Stewart, I., Fenn, P. and Aminian, E. (2017). Human research ethics–is construction management research concerned?. Construction Management and Economics, 1-11.
  • Aminian, E., Kirkham R. J. and Fenn, P. (2013).  Research design in the context of grounded theory: the role of research philosophical position. British Academy of Management. Liverpool, UK. September 2013. 
  • Aminian, E., Kirkham R. J. and Fenn, P. (2012).  Decreasing Opportunistic Behaviour through Appropriate Contracting Strategies in the Construction Industry. Joint International Conference on Management of Construction: Research to Practice. CIB conference. Montreal, Canada. June 2012.  
  • Aminian, E, Kirkham, R J. and Fenn, P. (2011).  Contracting strategies in the construction industry. 27th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference. Bristol, UK. September 2011.