Professor Lee has an extensive academic career spanning over 25 years. After successfully completing her PhD with no corrections in 2002, she now has a Chair in Process and Performance Management in Construction.
She has previously held Associate Dean roles in: Research; International; Enterprise; and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI); and Head of Department roles at the Universities of Salford and Huddersfield. She joined UCEM in April 2022 to support the growth and development of research, including research degrees.
She has published over 300 journal and conference publications based on her research, including 6 books, and has managed numerous externally funded research projects to successful completion.
Professor Lee is currently the External Assessor of the Department of Building Surveying, Faculty of the Built Environment, University of Malaya, Malaysia.
She was formally the External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Architectural Engineering programme at the British University of Egypt, Cairo, Egypt; and for the BSc (Hons) Construction Engineering Management and BSc (Hons) Architectural, Engineering and Design Management programmes at Loughborough University.