David Philp

Impact Director, Construction Innovation Hub

With over 25 years in industry David is a Chartered Construction Manager by background and Director of Digital Consulting, Strategy & Innovation for AECOM. He was previously employed by Mace as Head of BIM, and as Technical Services / BIM Programme Director with Balfour Beatty.

David has been involved in delivering innovative BIM and digital asset management strategies across the globe from UK, Hong-Kong, Singapore, Australia and the Baltics. He was seconded in the UK Cabinet Office in 2011 as Head of BIM Implementation and has been a key contributor to the UK public sector BIM mandate (GCS 2011-2016) and continues to support through his role as Impact Director at the Construction Innovation Hub. He was also seconded into the Scottish Future Trust (SFT) as Chair of the Scottish BIM Delivery Group.

He is a fellow of ICE, CIOB, RICS and CInstCES and also Vice Chair of the Construction Scotland Innovation and co-author of the Dummies Guide to BIM.