Dr Anne Kemp is an Atkins Fellow, and Director, responsible for BIM Strategy and Implementation across the UK, and part of the Global BIM Strategy team, reporting to the Group Executive. She has been working in the industry for 25 years, delivering information to where it is needed for informed and intelligent decision making.
Anne is leading the formation of the UK BIM Alliance, involving over 50 organisations including a coalition of the institutions, BIM4 Groups and BIM Regions, and with backing from senior leaders across the industry. The Alliance is gearing up for handback to industry, from the UK Government’s BIM Task Group, of leadership for implementation of BIM Level 2 across UK industry, in October 2016. Anne is currently Executive Vice-Chair of BuildingSmart UK, and serves on the International Council.
She is one of the Technical Authors and Convenor for ISO19650 – which is lifting the BS/PAS1192 suite (on which the UK Government’s level 2 BIM mandate is based) to ISO and will be adopted by CEN. Anne is spear-heading negotiations across the international community in order to gain consensus around the standard. Anne continues to serve on the Steering Group for the BS/PAS1192 suite, and sits on B555, and the ISO Task Force to develop strategy around standards for BIM, Geospatial and Digital Engineering.
Anne served two years as Chair for AGI between 2012 and 2014, during which the organisation underwent a comprehensive re-structuring and branding, and launched the highly successful Geo Big 5 series. She is the Chief Editor for AGI’s Foresight Report 2020, which was launched in November 2015, to wide acclaim, reaching 5000 downloads within 2 months, and is frequently asked to do keynotes on future direction of the industry. She is Chair of ICE’s BIM Action Group, and of BIM4Infrastructure UK. She has been part of the UK Government BIM Task Group helping the departments on their journey to implement BIM, in particular Highways Agency and Environment Agency, and currently is Strategic Advisor for HS2 and Eight2o (the alliance for Thames Water) on Digital Engineering.
Anne recently graduated as a prizewinner for her MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change at Henley Business School, focused on enabling sustained collaborative working.
Martin is Acting Chair and a Technical Lead for Survey4BIM. He has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry with a focus on engineering and utilities survey. His expertise encompasses technical development, strategic growth and has experience of establishing new operations and office infrastructure as part of company growth.
As a Director of a geospatial survey company, Technics Group, Martin’s role and focus in the Survey4BIM team has been to increase awareness and engagement of the BIM process amongst clients and surveyors. He has been instrumental in championing the aim of: ‘Geo-Enabling the Digital Built Environment” within the industry.
Martin provides support to The Survey Association as BIM Liaison and is also a member of the recently established UK BIM Alliance Executive Team, providing commercial expertise and support to this industry leadership initiative. Appointed as Treasurer of EuroGPR in 2016, Martin plays a key role in the committee, which aims to ensure that the radar community is represented across Europe and to encourage industry collaboration and sustainable growth.
He has authored articles and papers for both CICES magazine and AGI Foresight Report 2020 that discuss the current evolution of Geomatics and the technical and industry issues that arise.
Martin balances his love of outdoors with a passion for the water as a keen rower, fuelled by his espresso habit.
John Eynon is a journeyman architect, design manager, writer and blogger, having qualified as an Architect in 1981. He has worked in the public and private sectors in architectural practice, main contracting and consulting. For the last 20 years John has been involved in design management and pre–construction process for major contractors, with responsibility for design management teams and also providing functional support and design leadership at all stages of the design and construction process.
John works with Class of Your Own, developing collaborative working and construction careers education in schools. He lectures and presents at universities, conferences and workshops. He is joint chair of BIM Regions South East and the national Regions network.
He is author of The Design Manager’s Handbook 2013, the #UKBIM2 Guide 2015 and the Construction Manager’s BIM Handbook 2016. He is now researching a PhD on the impact of BIM and Design Management, at Leeds Beckett University.
John lives on the south coast with his wife Anne Marie, a menagerie of pets and three children.
Pam Bhandal is the founder/director of PB Marketing Consultants, working as a freelance marketing consultant with a number of different companies both within and outside the AECO industry.Pam started her marketing career within the Education Software industry. Her first foray into marketing was promoting educational software to secondary schools followed by 13 years of working within the automotive, manufacturing, building, engineering, design, infrastructure and the film and games industries. Pam worked for Autodesk for a number of years helping shape their marketing and PR strategies. Alongside her consultancy work Pam is now a director of BIM Regions UK, a member of Women in BIM and NAWIC as well a member of the Executive Team at the UK BIM Alliance. She supports a number of the BIM Regions across the country with a more defined role for both BIM Regions East and London. She can be seen at many industry events across the country tweeting live or managing stands. .
Rick Hartwig is the Built Environment Lead at The Institute of Engineering where my role is to work champion engineering and technological challenges by raising vital issues, communicating vital messages that deliver impactful outcomes for the benefit of mankind.
He has broad background in writing and coordinating European Commission funded Research and Development Projects – FP6/FP7/H2020. I worked with Cambridge Architectural Research in 2014/5 I lead the submission of a H2020 proposal.
Prior to this he worked as Project Manager for Designtech Solutions AB and was responsible for their delivery within European Commission funded project called CILECCTA, whose main goal was to develop Life Cycle Cost plus Analysis software for the development and operational management in the construction sector that would provide the user with a single view of financial and environmental factors. In addition I have coordinated two other Framework Programme R&D projects, written several proposals and worked in a half a dozen others, usually in the exploitation and dissemination area.
Other project experience includes a number of charitable projects - a preschool, Street Pastors, one for kids in crisis, computers for children in care and the building of a school in Madagascar.
In addition I have over 20 years in the banking survived the digitisation of the sector. Experienced gained in credit and risk management; business development / sales in the personal, SME, corporate and financial institution sectors. I have over 10 years’ experience in church leadership.
I am fascinated by IT developments and can be something of a geek at times. I think 'On Demand' is a most amazing invention – I can watch a good film sans the smell of popcorn! Family are most important to me and is probably the way I enjoying spending most of the time. This leaves little time for playing golf. I enjoy watching cricket rugby F1 and snooker when I can.
Adrien Guillemet is the BIM and Information Manager at Henry Riley LLP. He joined the company in 2014 as the KTP Associate attached to the University of Reading with a goal to implement BIM Level 2 as business-as-usual practice in the company’s processes.
Adrien is a bilingual English-French speaker after completing an MSc in General Engineering in Ecole Centrale de Lille (France) and an MSc in Civil Engineering in University of Waterloo (Canada) based on BIM on-site practices.
He is now the BIM and Information Manager, responsible of the BIM development and project delivery within the company. As part of this role he developed the content for and presented a webinar in conjunction with Building Magazine, which proved to be one of the most successful webinars run by Building. He also runs a blog on BIM Level 2.
He was part of the team that won Best Use of BIM for Design for Community Outreach and Best Multi-disciplinary BIM & Use of Interoperability at the Build New York Live event in September 2015.
Adrien is now nominated as part of the BIM4SME initiative Knowledge Transfer for BIM (KT4BIM) for Best BIM Innovation at the Building Awards 2016.
Stephen is Director of Professional Services at Cadventure Ltd, where he leads the Digital Build Consultancy and Training Team, and oversees all Cadventure’s Professional Services activities.
With over 25 years’ industry experience, Stephen worked for seven years at Foster+ Partners, as Partner and Practice BIM Manager and head of their Design Systems team. Responsible for implementing BIM across the practice and helping to deliver international projects including three Airports, more than one hundred Rail Stations, as well as Stadiums, Hospitals and Commercial buildings.
Previously Stephen was Head of Consulting Services at Cadventure for 11 years, working with architecture and engineering firms in the UK, Europe and USA, implementing CAD and BIM. Stephen is the Operational Lead for the UK BIM Alliance, and is certified in BIM Level 2 and PIM/TIM by the BRE. Stephen is also a member of the BIM4Design community.
Bill Healy is BIM and Offsite Director at CIRIA, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. CIRIA is a member based, not for profit, association that champions performance improvement in construction and the built environment.
Bill is a Chartered Engineer with over thirty years experience in the design and construction industry and a broad knowledge of commercial, technical and management issues. Bill has a particular interest in the adoption of digital technology and new construction processes and is actively engaged in the BIM agenda including chairing the BIM Technologies Alliance which brings the BIM vendor community together and previously sitting on the Government’s BIM Task Group Steering Board. Bill was also a founder and Executive Group member of Buildoffsite which champions the development and uptake of offsite construction and design for manufacture and assembly.
Prior to joining CIRIA Bill was a Director of Atkins and has an extensive record of working at senior client level in a range of market sectors and in the business management of an international multi-discipline construction and services company.
Su Butcher is owner and director of communications consultancy Just Practising Limited. The consultancy offers strategic help to construction companies who want to communicate better, particularly using digital tools.
Su trained as an architect and managed the first-year design studio at the University of Liverpool School of Architecture from 1992-95. She then spent fifteen years managing three successful architects’ practices and developed a broad understanding of practice and construction business. This expertise is put to work in her consultancy where she works predominantly with construction product companies who wish to communicate better with architects.
An early and prolific user of social and digital media, Su has been networking online since 2004. She first gave a public presentation about social media in 2009 and is a well-known speaker about the future of construction communications. She worked with the B1M to produce a series of eight videos about BIM and Social Media, including a hugely popular one about collaborative working in construction.
Su is joint head of the communications team at BIM4M2 which represents manufacturing, and is a former interim vice chair of Women in BIM, a group which aims to support women in the BIM and digital construction sectors.
Raj is the CTO & Projects Director at NUNELAH, Vice Chair of BIMSMEs and an Executive of digital2all. Raj advises World Bank Organisation on disruptive engineering technologies and is the chair of DART (Disruption Assessment & Risk Targeting Group).
He has 35 years experience in specialised construction management & construction engineering consultancy to companies world-wide acquired in the Aerospace, Defence, Telecommunications, Nuclear and Petro-Chemical sectors.
He has an innovative, proactive and commercial approach with demonstrable achievements in business development, change, strategic planning and performance improvement. Diligent, dynamic & a determined individual, with a strong personality that allows him to lead, mentor, communicate express his ideas, methods & conclusions with confidence.
In roles, where he has had to advise, make recommendations, persuade, influence and forge deals with company board members, government ministers and departments and regulatory institutions on issues such as policy, construction strategies, discipline convergence, disruptive methodologies and culture changes to optimise on efficiency and profitability.
Raj holds interests in a variety of institutions, Member of the DTI’s Committee for Industrial Safety - 1994 to 1999, Strategic Member – 2006 to 2008 – BRE EAM, Advisor to World Bank on disruptive engineering technologies & Chair of DART(Disruption Assessment & Risk Targeting Group) 2006 to present, 2014 to Present – Vice Chair BIM4SME; 2016 – Present – Executive Member of UK BIM Alliance; 2016 – Present – Executive Member of digital2all.