Bent Flyvbjerg is a Danish economic geographer. He is Professor of Major Programme Management at Oxford University's Saïd Business School and the founding Director of the University's BT Centre for Major Programme Management. He was previously Professor of Planning at Aalborg University, Denmark and Chair of Infrastructure Policy and Planning at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.
Flyvbjerg received his Ph.D. in urban geography and planning from Aarhus University, Denmark. He has written extensively about megaprojects, decision making, city management, and philosophy of social science. He has twice held the Fulbright Scholarship. Bent Flyvbjerg was knighted in the Order of the Dannebrog in 2002.
- 1998 Rationality and Power: Democracy in Practice (ISBN 0226254518)
- 2001 Making Social Science Matter: Why Social Inquiry Fails and How It Can Succeed Again (ISBN 0-521-77568-X)
- 2003 Megaprojects and Risk: An Anatomy of Ambition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (ISBN 0-521-00946-4)
- Krak's Who's Who, Copenhagen, 2008
- Oxford University