David is currently the Digital Delivery Director for The Red Sea Development Company and is responsible for leading the development and implementation of digital working for this new international luxury tourism destination.
David is also an on the Executive Board of the UK BIM Alliance with a mandate to make Level 2 BIM “Business as Usual” for the UK industry. David also chair of the buildingSMART UK & Ireland chapter.
Previous positions include Managing Director of DoubleD.io, a digital accelerator for the built environment, with typical services including digital strategy, innovation incubator creation, good practice digital project delivery for BIM and coaching for start-ups.
David has more than 25 years’ experience in the construction industry, with a focus on leading transformation programmes and change initiatives for large, complex organisations. As Head of Digital for Arcadis in the UK, he led their digital programme including the delivery of platforms, digital innovation, data and analytics and ecosystem thinking. He was also the Director of Digital Project Delivery at AECOM, responsible for creating and implementing digital strategy across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. Prior to this, David held senior positions as Group Project Technologies Manager at Mott MacDonald and ICT Transformation Programme Manager at Lend Lease.