David Glennon, Head of Digital at Arcadis has joined the UK BIM Alliance Executive Team where he will take a key role in leading the Standards Group as well as promoting and supporting the work of the Alliance
Glennon is responsible for developing Arcadis’ digital strategy in the UK, ensuring that Arcadis is making the best use of emerging digital tools and ways of working to create and embed value for its clients. The role focuses on ensuring that projects can access and fully leverage digital technologies, including BIM and data analytics, as well as develop new services and business models in the Arcadis Innovation Incubator, by employing techniques such as Lean Start-up and Design Thinking.
He has more than 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, with a focus on leading transformation programmes and change initiatives for large, complex organisations. Glennon recently joined Arcadis from AECOM, where he was Director of Digital Project Delivery responsible for creating and implementing digital strategy across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. Prior to this, he held senior positions as Group Project Technologies Manager at Mott MacDonald and ICT Transformation Programme Manager at Lendlease.
Glennon, Executive Team, UK BIM Alliance said: “I have been working with the Alliance for a few months now and understand what the drive is and share in the passion of digitally transforming our industry.
“Being involved in the buildingSMART UK&I chapter for a few years, made taking on the role of Standards Lead an easy one. I look forward to working with the team and relish the challenges it will bring.”
Martin Penney, Vice-Chair UK BIM Alliance added: “Well what I can say, the work David has done so far in supporting the Alliance made him the right choice when looking for a new member of the Executive Team. The passion and knowledge he will bring to the Alliance can only play to our advantage”.