Back in August 2019 I revealed our £36 million R&D competition to transform construction. It was the largest government investment in construction innovation for a generation but unless the industry responded, it could be the last… Would there be enough …
Simon is Head of Construction at Innovate UK on the £170m Transforming Construction ISCF programme.
He helped establish the Centre for Digital Built Britain at Cambridge University and led the Built Environment Innovation Platform at Innovate UK.
Simon is part of the Government’s Smart infrastructure and MMC working group and an active contributor to the Construction Leadership Council.
Simon’s career spans Consultancy, Business Development and Engineering, across Manufacturing and Technology sectors.
Prior to joining Innovate UK, Simon led the Connectivity Practice within a global Engineering Consultancy and spent 10 years in Automotive industry delivering engineering programmes for clients.
He is a regular speaker on the London tech scene with a passion for Sustainability, Digital Construction and Zero-Carbon technology.
"We've Forked !"*, she said enthusiastically waving an Arduino board and hurrying back to the team huddled around a table. The Hackathon was in full flow and it was not even 11:00 on a Saturday morning yet. On July 8-10th …