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Speaker: Risk and Regulations 2020

Richard Waterhouse,
Chief Executive,

Richard has been Chief Executive of NBS, a global leading technology platform, for over 17 years. NBS combines the best content and connectivity for anyone involved in the design, supply and construction of the built environment, and has gained global recognition for the quality of the services and innovative tools they provide across the industry. 

 An early adopter of CAD and construction information, Richard qualified as a Chartered Architect and worked in a number of architectural practices. Having operated in both sales and training roles within NBS, Richard led the development of the NBS product range before taking over as Managing Director of NBS. He has been Chief Executive since 2004 and led the successful management buyout of NBS in 2018.

Richard is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and is a past President of the International Construction Information Society. 

He is chair of the B555 British Standards BIM committee, chair of CB5 construction standards strategy and co-chaired the European Standards CEN/TC442 Working Group on BIM Strategy and Planning. Richard has also been Head of UK delegation for the International Standards Organisation TC59 SC13.