Grundfos Holding A/S
Chairperson, BCS Europe & Committee Member, BILT EuropeBased 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.
Fulton Trotter Architects
Associate Member - Stream LeadNathan is a passionate Architect that is driven to succeed. He has a broad experience in the management and delivery of a variety of Architectural Project types as a “Managing Architect.” He is highly regarded for his skills in the development of OPENBIM processes, being seen as a leader in the use of BIM authoring software ArchiCAD not only locally but internationally also, being invited to present at the Graphisoft KCC 2014 in Budapest, Hungary and a number of local events. He also contributes to the community through Volunteering in a number of BIM based organisations and shares his experiences through his BIM blog “Skewed.”
Global Director, Partnerships, RTC EventsChris works in AECOM's BIM Consulting Practice as a BIM Advisory Lead for the Southern Australia region. Chris' role is heavily focused on helping clients manage information effectively, whether during design, construction or operations. He's an advocate for the Abolition of Acronyms and Vagaries (AAV) in the pursuit of better communication and effective outcomes in an ever-changing environment. Prior to joining AECOM, Chris operated his own BIM consulting firm, assisting many firms in organisational change efforts, systems analysis and design, training programmes and project delivery. He has worked on projects in Australia, Singapore and the United Kingdom, using his experience to develop systems and processes for numerous organisations. Chris desperately hopes to one day cease his involvement in extra-curricular activities... though hopes his BILT commitments aren’t among those.
Norman Disney & Young (NDY)
Associate Member - Stream LeadChris joined Norman Disney & Young as their Technical Director responsible for their Digital Built Environment Globally in December 2016, prior to this he was the BIM Manager on the $1.85BN new Royal Adelaide Hospital Project since June 2011. This project was the largest single building and the most technically advanced hospital in Australia, plus the first to implement a BIM strategy throughout the design, construction and as built stages.
Now with the NDY his main responsibility is to establish a consistent Digital Built Environment across the business and help to identify opportunities for automation. He will also be providing strategic advice to clients on BIM.
In 2012 Chris was invited onto the board of buildingSMART Australasia where he is now Deputy Chairman, he also represents the Construction Industry on the first Australasian BIM Advisory Board (ABAB) established by ACIF & APCC in November 2016.
Read | Thomas
Director, Marketing and CommunicationsPhil Read is the co-founder of Read | Thomas - an AECO consulting group focused on connecting designers, builders and owners through cross-discipline and technology integration.