The Group

Fionn O’Brien- BIM Manager for Bouygues UK
I have been developing BIM Capability and integrating Digital best practise on behalf of Tier 1 main contractors for over a decade covering a range of sectors from Infrastructure to Education.

For the last 5 years in my role as BIM Lead - delivering Residential projects within Bouygues UK I have been focusing on the Residential Sector.

I am very excited to be involved in this group and help to lead the way for the incorporation of BIM and Digital Engineering best practise in the efficient delivery of homes in the very near

Tom Cannon, MCIAT - Group BIM Manager at Hill Group UK.
Acting as both a developer and a contractor at Hill Group UK we are continuing our promise to delivering quality homes across the country. We see BIM as an importance in the industry and are currently implementing a new BIM strategy. It is my role to ensure that this new BIM strategy is implemented, and that efficiencies and quality are shared throughout the Group, as well as its clients, joint venture partners, and end users. We now live in a world of data, and our goal is to offer all relevant parties and the supply chain access to any single integrated source of data for any built asset. Through BIM the housing industry will continue to benefit from increased efficiencies, lower costs, and Improved communication from planning, right through construction to operational life cycle.

Mac Muzvimwe - Residential Sector BIM Lead for Arcadis
With responsibility for championing adoption of BIM technologies and methodologies within their Residential and Commercial Developments sectors.

He is an RICS Certified BIM Manager, whose current focus areas are the use of BIM to unlock Digital Asset Management and the adoption of Assisted Living Technologies within the residential sector.

Sarah Stevenson-Jones – Enfield Council
Sarah is a Chartered Surveyor with over twenty years’ experience, working across both private and public sectors. Her role as Resident Safety Director at the London Borough of Enfield encompasses; Asset Strategy, Capital Programme delivery, Compliance management and Building Safety.

Sarah is Chair of London Councils Housing Directors fire safety group and National Vice Chair of the Social Housing Fire Strategy Group (NSHFSG).

Joseph Lally - Digital Engineering Systems Leader at Laing O’Rourke
Joe is a Chartered Building Services Engineer who has worked primarily for MEP design consultancies over the last 17 years. His current role is with Laing O’Rourke developing and delivering a digital transformation strategy which aims to improve efficiency, quality and innovation within the construction industry with the smart application of technology. He is also playing an active role in CIBSE’s Society of Digital Engineering (SDE) committee.

James Bowles - 4D modelling specialist
With a background in engineering and construction, hee chairs the 4D Construction Group, an industry group focused on 4D modelling and planning; runs Freeform, a 4D specialist consultancy; and is an advocate for digital construction. James has been building 4D models for 10 years and has worked on a wide range of major infrastructure and buildings projects.

Maxine Beadle - Wilmott Dixon
Maxine is a BRE BIM Certified Digital Manager with Willmott Dixon. She is tireless in pursuit of the efficient use of information to improve outcomes for all and the modernisation of the built environment sector. Maxine has been at the forefront of developing corporate digital strategy and is a member of UK BIM Alliance Affiliates Team and the Co-chair of COMIT Technology group. She is a regular participant at industry forums as well as an active ambassador in encouraging future generations of women into construction.

Karen Jones – Kingspan Insulation
Karen is the Residential Development Manager for Kingspan Insulation, focusing on long term strategy for developing products and services into the residential market. She has been in the construction industry for over 20 years, involved as a Contractor, Manufacturer and Distributor. Much of her work has been to understand the links between the different supply chain members and how best to collaborate in order to achieve the most suitable outcome for the build.

Chris Hall - Siderise
Chris Hall BSC(Hons) MBA has over 35 years’ service in the construction industry in various commercial and general management roles both in the UK and Overseas. Most industry time spent in the insulation segment- fire, thermal and acoustic. Experienced in standards development and other technical groups, Chris is currently the External Affairs Director for Siderise Insulation, having stepped down as Sales Director in 2020. Passionate in putting back into the industry by helping shape new policies and practices for the future. Advocate of digitalisation where it adds value and helps deliver on the “golden thread”.

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