Mott MacDonald has appointed Paul Clark-Edwards as its building information modelling (BIM) practice leader in its transportation business. Paul will develop and implement the consultancy’s BIM strategy of using the technology and process as the preferred method for project delivery.
Paul has extensive experience of working with BIM, developed through his previous roles as a head of information services at Parsons Brinckerhoff and as BIM manager and co-ordinator for London Underground (LU). While working for Parsons Brinckerhoff, he was responsible for leading the BIM initiative for Qatar Rail’s development programme: a four line, 100 station metro, high speed passenger main line, freight lines and two light rail schemes. He also contributed to the foundation of the Qatar National BIM standards. At LU, Paul was responsible for introducing the engineering and cultural benefits of BIM to the business. He developed and supported the application of BIM to large programme station upgrade works.
An early adopter of BIM, Mott MacDonald uses the latest technology to deliver its projects more effectively. Since 2011, the consultancy has won many BIM awards for its work on major infrastructure projects. The company is part of the Victoria Station Upgrade project team that won the inaugural BIM Project Application Award at the 2012 British Construction Industry Awards. More recently, Mott MacDonald won BIM Initiative of the Year at this year’s Building Awards and was also awarded a Fiatech CETI award – both for work on Northern Ireland’s Casement Park stadium.
Paul Norris, director of Mott MacDonald’s metros and civil business, said: “Paul has a proven track record of implementing large programmes of work in the field of BIM. His ability to balance the multiple aspects of BIM and deliver advanced project support ensures a, robust, trust based and collaborative BIM process. He joins a company at the forefront of BIM technology and his experience and expertise will further add to our offering.”