Glenn Jowett

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Senior Associate – BIM Delivery Lead, Beca

Glenn is Senior Associate for BIM Delivery at Beca, responsible for leading Beca’s Digital Asset Advisory services within New Zealand. A structural designer by profession, Glenn has been involved with driving BIM strategy for clients, local authorities and governments for almost a decade. His experience includes leading local and international teams of modellers, animators, surveyors and BIM consultants on aviation, water, education, healthcare, sport and infrastructure projects.

Glenn works with clients to make the complex transition from traditional workflows to collaborative BIM-centric workflows. He is passionate about the potential of new technologies and how we can interact with them to bring added value to the built environment with an emphasis on how BIM can support asset and facilities management.

Widely recognised as a thought leader in the BIM community, regularly speaking at conferences in New Zealand and Australia and writing articles for industry publications. He is the chair of BIMinNZ Christchurch, a peer to peer group that aims to promote BIM best practice. He is co-author/key contributor for the 2014, 2016 and 2019 versions of the NZ BIM Handbook, a member of the NZ BIM industry training group, and was awarded the NZIOB Young Achiever of the Year Award in 2016 for his contribution to BIM within the NZ construction industry.