Bola Abisogun joins BIM Academy as digital director

Bola Abisogun
Bola Abisogun OBE has joined BIM Academy as its new digital director. In the role, he will establish strong links with both UK and international clients and advise them on digital transformation strategies.

Most recently, Abisogun completed a 32-month secondment at Centre for Digital Built Britain, where he was a Gemini Ambassador and co-authored the Digital Twin Business Case Toolkit.

In 2019 he was awarded an OBE for Services to Diversity and Young People in the Construction Industry.

His near-30-year career in construction includes stints at Arcadis and Cast. He is a qualified and experienced chartered QS, with expertise in construction cost management, BIM and digital construction methodologies.

‘Extensive industry experience’

BIM Academy managing director Dr Graham Kelly said: “Bola not only brings his extensive industry experience to the team, but his excellent strategic and leadership skills. He has impressed the team already with his structured and focused industry-improvement mindset. He is a great fit for BIM Academy, with the combination of skills and expertise to support the business through our next strategic growth phase.”

Abisogun added: “Joining BIM Academy is an exciting new opportunity with immense growth potential. BIM Academy has been at the forefront of the industry in digital transformation for over a decade. I look forward to working closely with the senior leadership team to create a vigorous growth path for the business.

“We have plans in place for new skills development services for clients and industry-changing initiatives. The next 12 months are going to be critical for BIM delivery within the AEC industry, and BIM Academy will be at the forefront of this change process.”

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