FIG Commission 10 - Construction Economics and Management


"FIG Commission 10 is focusing upon collaborative international standards in this discipline (ICMS), digital construction (incl. BIM) and differing approaches to the financial management of construction around the world."


What we do

For the term 2023-2026 FIG Commission 10 will be working on:

PDF: Work Plan
VIDEO: Chair of the commission Mercy Iyortyer takes you through the work plan

Chair of FIG Commission 10:
Mercy Iyortyer, Nigeria

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Learn more about how Commission 10 is working with the SDG's



FIG Working Week 2025

6-10 April 2025 in Brisbane, Australia

New Publication

November 2023

Balancing sustainability, smart cities and digitalisation: insights from a quantity surveyor's perspective, by Ts Sr Dr. Nadzirah Hj, Zainordin and Ts Sr Khoo Sui Lai (Eric Khoo), School of Architecture & Built Environment, UCSI KL.

Commission 10 at FIG Working Week 2024

June 2024

The FIG Working Week 2024 was held from 19-24 May in Accra, Ghana. During the conference, Commission 10 had organised severaly sessions in the tehcnical programme and conducted its annual meeting. Additionally, the progress of all commissions was presented at the General Assembly.

> Annual report to General Assembly
> Minutes General Assembly
> Proceedings/Technical programme
> Report Annual Meeting
> Conference Website

News from FIG Commission 10

Newsletter November 2023


More News from FIG Commission 10




Work Plans




Working Groups


Key Documents


Meet the officers

Commission Chair

Ms. Mercy Iyortyer, Nigeria
Contact: FIGCommission10 [at]

Vice Chair Administration/Secretary

 Ing. Robert Sinkner, Czech Republic, MBA
sinkner [at]

Chair of Working Group 10.1
Prof. Christian Clemen
christian.clemen [at]
Chair of Working Group 10.2
QS Kwadwo Osei-Asante
oseiakh [at]
Chair of Working Group 10.3
Ts. Sr Khoo Sui Lai (Eric)
KhooSL [at]
Chair of Working Group 10.4
QS Bolaji Sotunde
bsotunder [at],  sotunde [at]

Commission Chair
QS Mercy T. Iyortyer
Past President, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors
Chief Executive Officer – Zihabit Limited
Personal Tel: +2348033323243
Official    Tel: +2348028303346 
Official email: miyortyer[at]

Delegates and Correspondents:

Each member association has the right to nominate a delegate to each of the ten technical commissions. In addition Affiliates, Academic Members and Corporate Members  are welcome to nominate a correspondent to each commission.

Interested? If you are interested to become a national delegate from your country, please contact your member association. The contact information of national delegates is updates by the FIG office. Any changes in contact information should be sent to the FIG Office.


Construction industry in developing or emerging economies is set to increase by 110% and infrastructure construction by 128%. With this rapid growth the global construction industry presents many opportunities but also has a number of challenges. The role of Quantity Surveyors, or Cost Engineers or Construction Economists is becoming important. Read the publication See Lian Ong, Chair (2015-2018) is chair of the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) Coalition Standards Setting Committee. Their effort has resulted in a successful ICMS standard that was launched in July 2017. This new ICMS standard enables, for the first time, better comparison in order to improve investor confidence and attract more private sector funding. Read more.


Term 2023-2026
Term 2019-2022
Term 2015-2018
Term 2011-2014
Term 2007-2010
Term 2003-2006

Working Groups

Term 2023-2026 

WG 10.1 Digital Technologies in Construction
WG 10.2 Sustainable Developments in the Built Environment
WG 10.3 Cost Information Management
WG 10.4 Commercial /Project Management

Work plan


FIG Publications

FIG Pub. no. 71:  FIG Guidance on Professional Competencies

FIG Proceedings

List of FIG Conference Proceedings
FIG Surveyors Reference Library


All events

Reports to General Assembly

All reports