Dale Sinclair appointed as head of digital innovation at WSP

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Dale Sinclair

WSP appoints Dale Sinclair as head of digital innovation within its Property & Buildings business

In his new role, Sinclair will be working collaboratively with WSP’s Net Zero, Digital Services and Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) specialists.

Sinclair specialises in utilising digital tools and solutions to optimise the design, management and computational delivery of large-scale projects in the built environment.

He has worked on a number of significant projects in the healthcare, retail, sport and commercial office sectors, including as lead designer on Moorfields Eye Hospital’s new facility at King’s Cross in London.

He joins WSP from AECOM where he has spent the last eight years and was most recently Director of Innovation.

Sinclair is a thought leader in design management and collaborative working and has written many books and articles, including “Assembling a collaborative project team” and “Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013”.

He was previously RIBA Vice president responsible for practice and profession, a RIBA Trustee and Councillor, and is currently on the board of the Construction Industry Council and chairs industry groups at the Construction Leadership Council and British Standards Institute.

‘Shift in the way we design and construct buildings’

Dale Sinclair, head of digital innovation at WSP, said: “I’m delighted to join WSP at such an exciting time for both our business and our industry.

“We’re experiencing a paradigm shift in the way we design and construct buildings, and innovations in digital technology are going to be at the forefront of this fundamental change.

“WSP has designed and engineered some of the most iconic buildings in the UK and globally and I’m looking forward to bringing my passion and ideas to this forward-thinking and innovative organisation.”

‘Dale’s creativity and invaluable experience’

Kamran Moazami, managing director for property & buildings at WSP, said: “Dale’s creativity and invaluable experience will strengthen WSP’s intention to offer our clients the best holistic engineering solution in the UK, adding value through design optimisation, construction de-risking and speed of delivery.

“Through his work we will be able to deliver a total solution, from masterplanning to the construction of major projects, and drive forward our MMC and net zero goals as a cornerstone of our design excellence. I warmly welcome Dale to WSP.”

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