Esra Tepeli, Ph.D. is a civil engineer having double major in project and risk management for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and design-build-maintenance projects. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Bordeaux in 2014. During her Ph.D. she worked on risk and project management for complex and strategic construction projects. Her Ph.D. project was funded by Vinci Construction France. Her research and teaching activities deal with project and risk management, management of buildings and Building Information Modeling. Besides her academic career, Dr. Tepeli is working as a project and risk management consultant in the private sector.