Associate Dean and Director, School of Real Estate
Head - Property, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne
Piyush Tiwari is Professor and Director, School of Real Estate at the RICS School of Built Environment. He is also the Head - Property, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne and was previously the Director-Policy at Infrastructure Development Finance Company. He also worked as a Senior Lecturer (Property) at the University of Aberdeen, UK. He has also worked with the largest mortgage company, HDFC, India and has held academic positions at the University of Tsukuba, Japan.
His research interests include housing economics and mortgages, commercial real estate investment, and financing infrastructure in developing countries. He has published numerous research papers on issues related to real estate and infrastructure in journals like Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics; Journal of Housing Economics; Regional Studies; Urban Studies; ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems; ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development etc.
He has undertaken several funded projects. His other professional activities include serving as the Director, Asian Real Estate Society and Editorial Board, International Real Estate Review. He is also member of education sub-committee of RICS Victoria/Tasmania Local Association. He is author of books such as “International real estate economics” and "India infrastructure report 2011". Currently he is working on two books, "Real estate finance in the new world economy" and "India's reluctant urbanization: thinking beyond".