Lecture takes place 17:15- 18:30, followed by a drinks Reception (all welcome).
It’s time that we saw the built environment differently, not just as a series of construction projects, but as a system of systems whose explicit purpose is to enable people and nature to flourish together for generations. This presentation will briefly explore the connection between outcomes, systems and interventions and make a case for digitalisation and using connected digital twins to increase the performance of our existing built environment and improve the delivery of new infrastructure assets.
“We have not yet grasped the huge opportunities of data and digital transformation across our industry”
Short bio: Mark is a recognised leader of innovation in infrastructure and the built environment. His many roles at Mott MacDonald over 35 years have seen him dedicate his career to driving transformational change. As well as serving as Mott MacDonald’s Chief Technical Officer he was the Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain and Head of the National Digital Twin programme.
Elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and appointed an OBE in 2020 ‘for services to the national infrastructure’, Mark led the Infrastructure Carbon Review which set out the actions required by industry and government to reduce carbon in UK Infrastructure and the Digital Transformation workstream on Project 13.