Adam Matthews

Head Of International Programme, Construction Innovation Hub

As Head of the International Programme at the Hub, Adam works to build upon the successful adoption of digital and information management to introduce value-based methodologies and modern methods of construction to the world’s procurement and delivery of infrastructure.

Adam also leads the UK’s Digital Built Britain International Programme, sharing the UK’s strategic approach for the national introduction of BIM, its experience and lessons learned with governments around the world.  He is also Chairman of the European Union BIM Task Group, a public sector network from over 20 nations which is co-funded by the European Commission to develop a common framework for the introduction of BIM by the European public sector.

With over 25 years’ experience in information technology and change management across various sectors, including infrastructure, retail and airports, Adam led the information exchange recommendation for the UK Government’s BIM Strategy (2011) and co-authored the EU BIM Task Group Handbook (2017).

Adam led the formation of the Global BIM Network, and is current Chair of this public sector community which is committed to advancing the digitalization of the construction sector and built environment to enable better outcomes for people and places. This network includes representation from over twenty countries across five regions and three multi-lateral funder organizations.

Adam advises governments and national programs on policies and strategies to drive the digitalization of the construction sector. He has consulted on national innovation programs with over 40 countries and multi-lateral organisations across Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia.

Adam holds a BSc in Decision Sciences, an MBA in construction sector policy and sustainability; and is a doctoral researcher at Cranfield School of Management at the intersect of national digital transformation and public policy.