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Prof Tim Broyd
3rd Floor
132 Hampstead Rd
London
NW1 2BX
Tel: 020 3108 3214 (x53214)
Appointment
  • Director of Institute for Digital Innovation in the Built Environment Professor of Built Environment Foresight Faculty of the Built
  • Inst for Dig Innovation in the Built Env
  • Faculty of the Built Environment
  • Honorary Professor
  • Dept of Civil, Environ &Geomatic Eng
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
Role
Head of Department
Biography

Tim recently moved to UCL following a career in industry, and has substantial experience as corporate director of technology, innovation and sustainability for globally operating engineering design consultancies, including both Atkins and Halcrow.  In addition he was CEO of construction industry research body CIRIA from 2002 to 2007.  Within his new role he works with leading individuals in industry and government to understand and prepare for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.  This recently included the responsibility for a 'foresight' input to the UK Government's developing strategy for construction as well as leading the strategic planning of the UK's development and implementation of BIM.

Tim is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Royal Society for Arts, manufactures and Commerce.  He is also a Visiting Professor in Construction Management at the University of Reading and in Civil Engineering at the University of Dundee.  He has maintained an active engagement in the development and deployment of BIM techniques for over a decade, is Vice Chairman of BuildingSmart (UK) Ltd and sits on the UK Government's BIM Task Force.  He is also a Director of CEEQUAL Limited, which is responsible for developing and marketing CEEQUAL, the world's leading technique for assessing the sustainability of infrastructure projects.  He became Vice President of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 2011, with particular responsibility for Public Voice and Policy. He is now President for 2016/7.

Appointments
2007 – 2008 Halcrow Professor of Construction Innovation Civil Engineering University of Dundee, United Kingdom
2007 – 2012 Group Technology, Innovation and Sustainability Director Corporate Halcrow Group Limited, United Kingdom
2002 – 2007 Chief Executive   CIRIA, United Kingdom
1995 – 2002 Group Research & Innovation Director Corporate WS Atkins plc, United Kingdom
1990 – 1995 Director   WS Atkins Science & Technology, United Kingdom
1985 – 1990 Chief Engineer   WS Atkins Limited, United Kingdom
Academic Background
1979 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Civil Engineering University of Birmingham
1976 BSc Hons Bachelor of Science (Honours) – Civil Engineering University of Birmingham
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