Andy Boutle, head of BIM regional building at Kier, Sarah Davidson, associate professor at the University of Nottingham and Shaun Farrell, UK information manager service lead at Buro Happold, have joined the UK BIM Alliance executive team.
Boutle joins as engagement co-lead with Pam Bhandal, Davidson as co-lead of implementation alongside David Glennon and Farrell as operations co-lead with Stephen Holmes.
Boutle said: “I have been working with the Alliance for the last 18 months leading the communities stream which is made up of the BIM Regions, BIM4s and Special Interest Groups across the UK. Our community groups are a core function of engagement and our outreach into industry. I am looking forward to continuing to build momentum with the team into 2019.”
Davidson commented: “I have been working with the Alliance since its launch and was delighted to be involved in the security provision project – one of the first projects to be supported by and published through the Alliance.
“I’m really excited to have the opportunity to play an active role in this initiative through the executive team and I am looking forward to seeing innovative and challenging projects advanced through the support of the Alliance.”
Farrell, who has for the last 18 months been co-leading the BIM Regions London with Sarah Rock, said: “I am excited to join the executive team and do all I can to support the operational side of the Alliance addressing whatever challenges come our way.”
Dr Anne Kemp, chair UK BIM Alliance, welcomed the new members: “The Alliance has made great inroads in driving the digital transformation of our Industry in 2018. To continue this drive we welcome Andy, Sarah and Shaun to the executive team. Their level of passion, experience and knowledge is outstanding and shows a great commitment to not only the Alliance but to the industry as whole.”