Björk, Bo-Christer

Prof. Bo-Christer Björk

Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration
Dept. of Management and Organisation
P.O. Box 479


Prof. Bo-Christer Björk, born 1952 in Helsinki, Finland, is one of the internationally leading researchers on issues related to the application of Information technology in Construction, in particular integration issues. He holds degrees from three universities; Ms. Sc. in Engineering (Systems Theory and Computer Science) and  Dr. Tech. (Construction management) from the Helsinki University of Technology, M. Sc. in Economics from the University of Grenoble, France, and a Lic. Pol. in Economics from the Helsinki University.

From 1980 to 1992 he worked as a researcher at the Technical Research Centre of Finland, heading a research team studying different aspects of computing in construction, in particular building product modelling. From 1993 to 2000 he was Professor of Information Technology in Construction at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. He has recently taken up a new appointment as professor of Information Systems Science at HANKEN, the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in Helsinki.