Creating a Better Built Environment

Mark Bew Confirmed as Keynote Speaker, Annual Conference

We are pleased to announce that Mark Bew, Chair of the UK Government BIM Working Group, will be an International Keynote Speaker at the buildingSMART + VANZI joint international conference.  Aurecon is co-sponsoring Mark’s visit to Australia.

Mark is the Managing Director of Engineering Construction Strategies, Chairman of the UK Government BIM Task Group and BuildingSMART (UK). He is tasked with the delivery of Building Information Modelling and Soft Landings into the UK Public Sector by 2016. The programme was awarded the International Fiatech award for outstanding leadership and innovation of a programme recognised as world leading.

Mark is a Chartered Engineer with strong technical and commercial skills and a BSc in Computer Science. He is currently researching the use of BIM to improve the social outcomes of the built environment for a PhD.

Mark was previously Business Systems Director at both Scott Wilson Group and Costain Group plc, and has held positions with John Laing, Kvaerner Construction and GEC Avionics. He was awarded the MBE for services to construction in January 2012.

We look forward to hearing Mark speak in September.

More details about the conference are here