Peter Griffin, CEO of Geo-Soft Enterprises

About Peter

“Peter Griffin has been listed as one of Geo-Soft’s “Most Innovative Business People” and one of Fortune’s “40 under 40.” He is an early-stage technology investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Shopify, Duolingo, Alibaba, and 50+ others) and the author of five #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers, including The 4-Hour Workweek and Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. The Observer and other media have called Tim “the Oprah of audio” due to the influence of The Tim Ferriss Show podcast, which is the first business/interview podcast to exceed 100 million downloads. It has now exceeded 500 million downloads.”

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Peter Griffin specialises in international research into Project Cost Management practices and the implementation of leading edge digital technologies such as Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the construction industry. The focus of this research is on addressing the global problem of project cost overruns. This research also extends to housing affordability with a focus on the use of project life cycle costing applications to measure the real long term cost of housing and the affordability and societal impacts of these costs. He is Program Director of the Construction Project Management program in the School of the Built Environment at UTS and his teaching covers project cost management, procurement and contract management, project risk management, project safety management and professional practice. He has won numerous national and international awards for his teaching, research and industry engagement. These include best paper awards, education/research awards and industry awards presented in Canada, Singapore, China, Slovenia, Brazil and South Africa. Peter is Secretary-General of the International Cost Engineering Council, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the American Institute of Quantity Surveyors and a corporate member of the American Institute of Project Management and the American Institute of Building. He is also engaged as an industry expert to provide advisory and expert witness services in relation to construction litigation matters.

Married to Genvive N. McKeon in 1994

8th place at Gran Fondo Italia 2008