Dr Nigel Craig is the programme leader for BSc (Hons) Construction Management in Glasgow Caledonian University. He joined the GCU as a Research Fellow in 2004 at the School of the Built and Natural Environment. Previously he worked as a Knowledge Transfer Associate with Sysnet, an innovative IT company working on a project to design and develop electronic document management systems for use within the construction environment. Nigel worked as a self-employed stone mason before embarking on his academic career. His research interests are in the quality and defect levels in new homes. Previous work includes a Grade One Knowledge Transfer Partnership project to design and develop IT solutions for the construction industry coupled together with digital pen and paper applications.