Speaker: Digital Building Week

Anne Kemp,
Fellow and Technical Director for Digital Engineering (DE) and BIM Strategy and Development, at Atkins

Dr Anne Kemp OBE has 30 years of experience and is Fellow and Technical Director for Digital Engineering (DE) and BIM Strategy and Development, at Atkins, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, providing advice to some of the UK’s major infrastructure clients, including Crossrail, Eight2o, HS2 and Heathrow.

She is Chair of the UK BIM Alliance (which hosts BuildingSMART UKI), and convenor of the International Standards Organisation committee for ISO19650, which has evolved out of the UK’s BIM Level 2, and the committee developing the strategy for global standards focused on managing information for the whole life cycle of infrastructure projects.

Anne works closely with the Centre of Digital Built Britain, working on the BIM Interoperability initiative and sitting on the Management Advisory Board and the Digital Framework Task Group which is developing the National Digital Twin Programme for the UK.

She has recently been appointed as Digital Co-Lead for the Digital workstream of the Construction Leadership Council.

Anne was chair for ICE’s State of the Nation “Digital Transformation” Report 2017, and of the Association of Geographic Information from 2014 to 2016.

She is one of the ICE’s Invisible Superheroes: Digital Dynamo and was awarded the ICE’s President’s Medal 2017.

In 2019, Anne she was awarded an OBE for “Digital Construction Innovation” in the Queen’s birthday Honours.