Simon has been involved with the development and implementation of BIM
since 2012 and has written and lectured extensively on the subject and on
aspects of the digital built environment. He is currently working with Ryder
architecture and the BIM Academy in Newcastle on a series of initiatives
covering aspects of the implementation of BIM in the built environment.
Simon was part of the working group reviewing the drafting of PAS 1192-5,
dealing with the security-minded approach to the use of digital assets in the
built environment. He is currently one of the team drafting the protocol to
be published by the Construction Industry Council governing the use of ISO
19650-1 and -2, the successor to PAS 1192-1 and -2, representing the new
international BIM standard.
He is also a committee member of the BIM4Legal Group which aims to promote
the use and understanding of BIM in the legal sector, and he sits on the project
advisory board for the International Centre for Connected Construction,
a collaboration between the Universities of Northumbria and Newcastle,
local industry and Government. He has provided in house training on BIM
in the UK and abroad.