Digital Strategy Lead', Atkins
Ben Roberts is a CIBSE chartered mechanical engineer and Digital Strategy Lead for Atkins, a role which involves enabling teams to deliver projects more efficiently and effectively by pushing the boundaries of digital tools. He specialises in using Building Information Models for design calculations, and is passionate about leveraging computational design for a more compassionate, collaborative and holistic future. Innovation, imagination and inspiration are at the core of Ben's approach to providing a deeper understanding of human experiences in buildings. Ben is an active member of the CIBSE BIM steering group and the BSRIA BIM Network, is a Society of Digital Engineers committee member, and is involved in developing many industry standards for MEP BIM delivery. He writes articles on the subject of BIM for a variety of construction industry journals, and regularly presents and lectures on the subject all around the world.