Global Steering Committee

Wesley Benn

RTC Events Management
Global Steering Committee
A Sydney-based architect, Wesley is the founder of RTC Events Management and the RTC Event series. As a long term user and advocate of BIM, Wesley has been speaking and teaching in the field since starting to work with ArchiCAD and then Revit in the late 1990’s. Wesley has worked directly with Autodesk on Revit development and implementation, built content for manufacturers and end-users, and has implemented multiple BIM tools into well over 300 practices throughout South-East Asia and beyond.

Wesley is a regular speaker at events across Australia and overseas talking about technology, Integrated Practice, and facilities management. He founded (and chaired for 5 years) the Revit User Group, Sydney; teaches design, BIM, and architectural technologies at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia, and remains active in architectural practice and smart cities development globally.

Randall Stevens

ArchVision
Chairperson, BCS Global Steering Committee
Randall Stevens is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of software development, sales and management experience. Randall offers a unique combination of expertise in software and graphics technology, coupled with a degree in architecture. Randall founded ArchVision in 1991, a software development firm specializing in 3D graphics and content management technology for the design industry. He successfully led the company in the development of Rich Photorealistic Content (RPC) currently being used by customers in more than 100 countries. Through ArchVision, Randall built relationships with the industry's leading design visualization software companies including Autodesk and Bentley Systems.Randall received his B.Arch. from the University Of Kentucky College Of Architecture and served as an adjunct faculty member at the College of Design at the University of Kentucky from 1991-2007 teaching the use of Autocad, 3ds Max, Sketchup and Revit. He currently teaches entrepreneurship at the University of Kentucky College of Business.

Marcus Fich

Grundfos Holding A/S
Chairperson, BCS Europe & Committee Member, BILT Europe
Based in Aarhus, Denmark, Marcus Fich, is the Global Business Development Manager for pump manufacturer Grundfos’ strategic projects within Building Services. As a serial intrapreneur his mission is to make Grundfos the easiest pump company to work with through digital tools. He is an avid global speaker on the perceived challenges of providing a global BIM offering and how to overcome them - spicing up his talks with great deals of humor and provocative statements.He is also a member of the BuildingContentSummit (BCS) Steering Committee and is involved in organizations like ASHRAE, Europump, BIMMEPaus and ISO. Being exceptionally passionate about all things digital, he has worked with innovation and incubation of new products and business models. He holds a Master of Science in Economics and International Business from Aarhus University’s School of Business and Social Sciences - and brews beer in his sparetime.

Europe Steering Committee

Emil Edvardsen

INGENIØR'NE A/S
After Emil Edvardsen received his bachelor's degree from the Technical University of Denmark in 2007, he worked for four years as a technical specialist; teaching various Autodesk Revit platforms, with a special focus on Autodesk Revit MEP during his employment at one of the largest Autodesk reseller firms in Northern Europe. He has written training manuals and held several presentations at conferences including RTC Europe 2016, as one of the Top 10 speakers. From 2011 onward, Emil has worked as a MEP engineer, whilst implementing BIM and upgrading the skills of internal Autodesk software users. One of his continuing goals is to develop a natural workflow between Revit users and non-Revit users.

Emil Edvardsen

INGENIØR'NE A/S
After Emil Edvardsen received his bachelor's degree from the Technical University of Denmark in 2007, he worked for four years as a technical specialist; teaching various Autodesk Revit platforms, with a special focus on Autodesk Revit MEP during his employment at one of the largest Autodesk reseller firms in Northern Europe. He has written training manuals and held several presentations at conferences including RTC Europe 2016, as one of the Top 10 speakers. From 2011 onward, Emil has worked as a MEP engineer, whilst implementing BIM and upgrading the skills of internal Autodesk software users. One of his continuing goals is to develop a natural workflow between Revit users and non-Revit users.

Ville Kyytsonen

Uponor Group
Ville is Head of BIM for Uponor group, a manufacturer and developer of invisible indoor climate, safe drinking water and energy solutions for residential and commercial buildings and infrastructure. Located in Finland, Helsinki but working on global business opportunities wherever needed. Ville has 10 + years of experience with digital construction solutions, software and BIM. Passion for business development and start-up mentality drive Ville forward – he enjoys being involved hands-on in development and trying out new technologies. He holds a Master of Science in Economics (Management Science) degree from Helsinki School Economics. 

Casper Ludvigsen

Head of Administration, 3dbyggeri danmark
M.Sc. Management of Innovation & Business Development. Casper has commercial background and works with business development and daily administration at 3dbyggeri danmark, which provides consultancy and BIM content to manufacturers of construction materials. Prior to his position at 3dbyggeri danmark, Casper was part of planning teams for some of the hospital construction projects in Denmark.

Nicholas Petitmaire

3dbyggeri danmark
With a master in Architectural engineering from Aalborg university, Nicholas works as project manager at 3dbyggeri danmark. Nicholas’s tasks range from Sprint koordinator and development of 3dbyggeri’s Web-app Glasshouse to consulting/production of Manufacturers BIM and digital content. Previously working as an Architect at Dorthe Mandrup Arkitekter and Henning Larsen Arkitekter, Nicholas uses his experience to investigate and optimise workflows of Architects/Engineers. This knowledge is used to bridge communication between Manufacturers and Architects/Engineers. 

Paul Woddy

White Frog Publishing Ltd.
Paul is based in the UK and joined the European team at Revit Technology Corp in 2001 as product evangelist for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and has essentially been doing the same thing ever since. As a consultant and trainer, Paul has advised hundreds of companies and thousands of individuals on the strategic implementation of Revit and BIM across the world. He co-founded White Frog to provide a better quality of classroom teaching materials and these days Paul divides his time between teaching teachers and writing books, classroom resources and qualifications on BIM methodology and related software. He is currently spending a lot of time in China and the Far East, where there is a massive task to upskill their whole industry on BIM. Paul also breeds Alpacas!