Construction Manager's BIM Handbook
John Eynon BA BArch RIBA FCIOB MAPM CEnv has worked in the public and private sectors in architectural practice, main contracting and consulting and for the last 15 years he has been involved in design management and pre-construction process for major contractors. He has been responsible for design management teams and design leadership at all stages of the design and construction process. He now provides BIM consultancy, design management and work winning services through his company Open Water Consulting.
Construction Manager's BIM Handbook
Notes on Contributors
Any project is a team effort. This Handbook is no exception and I'm delighted, fortunate and grateful, to have been able to enlist the help of the following contributors, who are leaders in their field in their own right.
Thanks to you all for your specialist contributions that have filled in the context for UK BIM Level 2 and the way forward.
Mark Bew MBE
Mark is the Managing Director of Engineering Construction Strategies and 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.
Change Advantage was founded in 2001 by Co-Directors Aamir Ahmed and Saima Butt, driven by their belief in the limitless potential of individuals, teams and organisations. Drawing on years of valued practical experience in leading and developing teams in industry, and applying their unique mix of intuition, energy and humour, they aim to bring out the best in every person they work with.
Saima's corporate experience in the pharmaceutical industry was followed by an MBA at the OU. She coaches and mentors senior executives and holds a Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential with the International Coach Federation (ICF), an elite band of coaches internationally. Her work also takes her around the world as an ICF accredited Coach Trainer and Certified Mentor Coach, teaching professionals how to become successful coaches in their own right.
Stephen Emmitt BA (Hons), Dip. Arch., MA (Prof. Ed.), PhD, Architect
Stephen is an architect and Professor of Architectural Practice at the University of Bath, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering. He is Director of the Department's Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture (CASA) and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Architectural Engineering and Design Management (AEDM). He is the author of numerous books and articles on design management and architectural technology. Prior to entering education, Stephen worked as a design manager, and that experience continues to underpin his interest in the challenges of collaborative working in temporary project teams.
John is a journeyman architect and design manager, having spent over 35 years in the AEC industry.
Over that time he has worked in the public and private sectors, and for 15 years in total worked with Carillion and Wates in Design Management and Work Winning.
He works with Class of Your Own and Surrey SATRO, and has lectured at various universities including Bath, Loughborough, Reading and Northumbria. He is now a PhD research student at Leeds Beckett University, looking at the impact of BIM and also team collaboration.
During the last five years he has become increasingly involved in the UK BIM agenda. He chairs the South East Regional BIM Hub, is involved with BIM4SME, represents the CIOB on BSI B555 and other industry groups, and works with the CIOB on BIM and regional presentations/workshops. He is a BRE Academy BIM Accredited Professional.
He is author of The Design Manager's Handbook , published by Wiley Blackwell in 2013.
Through his own consultancy, Open Water, he provides services re