Kerry is the Pro Vice Chancellor Research at Torrens University Australia, responsible for the development and implementation of the University research strategy. Before entering academia she was registered as an architect in NSW and the Northern Territory and was a practising architect. She has also been a project manager in government and then promoted to implementing change in strategic asset management across the entire infrastructure portfolio; advising on all phases of asset lifecycle management. In academia she was the first female Chair in her discipline in Australia. She has significant Board experience and has led change in various key professional associations including the Chartered Institute of Building Australasia. She was a member of the NSW Architects Registration Board and the National Innovation Council Built Environment. She has designed and established new education programs in postgraduate coursework and executive training programs. Prof London has an international reputation in education construction supply chain practice and theory and is highly regarded in designing research and programs that are innovative and impactful. She has held numerous executive leadership positions in various Universities across Australia
Médy Hassan is the founder and Managing Director of investment and property group Haus Holdings, co-founder and Director of private equity group Vitae Capital and Chairman of both The Australian Performing Arts Conservatory (APAC) and the Jazz Music Institute (JMI). Médy is an Adjunct Professor at RMIT University, Western Sydney University and the University of Canberra He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society (NSW), an Industry Fellow of the University of Queensland and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Building.With more than 25 years’ industry experience covering over $3.5B of investments and projects, Médy specialises in business strategy, capital raising for properties, investments and ventures, innovative acquisition and delivery models, and the development of major residential, commercial and special purpose projects in both Australia and overseas. He has worked with all three tiers of Australian government, major national institutions and private sector investors.Médy has built a reputation as an industry leader able to deliver real-world outcomes with global reach. Committed to giving back to industry and the community, Médy contributes to national industry bodies at an executive level, and is a member of government (GBE), private sector and academic/industry research boards including InvestLogan, the Queensland Brain Institute (UQ), APAC, the Lean Construction Institute of Australasia (LCIA) and the Property Council of Australia (PCA). Through this contribution and the funding of a Tertiary Level ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ Scholarship, Médy guides emerging talent to support and lead the industry’s evolution.
Monika is a MBA qualified quality and regulatory professional with more than 15 years’ experience in senior roles. Over the course of her career she has focused on the quality and compliance environments in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, energy and chemical manufacturing sectors. Professionally Monika specialises in the management of GMP Quality Systems and in TGA and FDA regulatory requirements having worked in a number of the life science industries. She also has extensive experience in business and process improvement as a Lean Six Sigma advisor. Monika is an experienced Director and Company Secretary advising on governance and compliance matters and has worked with senior management teams on projects such as international conferences and strategic partnerships.
Daniel is an Executive Director at Infrastructure NSW, responsible for Infrastructure Investor Assurance. He is currently working with Transport for NSW and Regional NSW to ensure they are developing and delivering fit for purpose, timely and cost-effective solutions that meet the needs of the community. Responsibility includes a $120B portfolio of projects designed to transform NSW, including roads and motorways, light rail, special activation precincts and other regional economic infrastructure. Daniel’s experience includes design, construction and advisory, working with clients on roads and motorways, regional economic infrastructure, airfield infrastructure, power stations, educational facilities, rail infrastructure, engineering services and office accommodation.
Glenn spent more than thirty years as a licensed builder progressing through the ranks from on-site management roles to State and General Manager roles. Projects completed covered the full range of commercial projects across various locations including rural and remote, regional and CBD including high rise. Projects included most facets of Government contracting including health, research, law and order, educational etc whilst private sector work included commercial, universities, resort, hotels, airports, retail, industrial, mining etc.His public sector experience includes five years with Queensland Health in roles including Chief Health Infrastructure Officer. This was during the period when Queensland Health delivered a major infrastructure program which included six hospitals in excess of $100m and three in excess of $1b. He was also Executive Director Non-Conforming Buildings (Cladding Taskforce) for the initial twelve months of policy development.
Claudelle Taylor began her career in construction at John Holland, having completed her Master of Arts from the University of New South Wales. At John Holland she managed the development, implementation and management of online collaboration systems, paying particular attention to their use for information and process management on construction projects.
From John Holland, Claudelle moved to CIMIC Group to manage the use of digital engineering and collaboration applications throughout the businesses.
Claudelle's research interests focus on Collaboration Platforms which will allow multiple parties to work with emerging technologies. Her most recent work on this topic has been published in the Handbook of Research on Building Information Modeling and Construction Informatics: Concepts and Technologies.
Claudelle has completed a Masters of Engineering in Project Management at UNSW.
Peng is a Lecturer in Construction Management at the School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, Western Sydney University. Peng was a Research Fellow at Deakin University and prior to that he was a Research Associate at the University of South Australia. He obtained his PhD degree from RMIT University. He also holds the degrees of MBA, MCom and BBA. He has experience in conducting quality research in the area of technology adoption, work health and safety, sustainability, and competitiveness. Dr Zhang also has excellent project management skills and has been working on more than 15 research projects as a Chief Investigator or Project Officer/Manager. He is the Secretary and Research Officer of the Australian Housing Supply Chain Alliance. Before moving to academia, Peng was a Purchasing Assistant in a large construction machinery company, responsible for monitoring stock levels and identifying needs, researching potential vendors, evaluating and negotiating with vendors, tracking orders and ensuring timely delivery.
Rafael Sacks is Professor of Civil Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, researching Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Lean Construction. He heads the National Building Research Institute at the Technion and the Virtual Construction Laboratory. VC Lab projects includes development of BIM-enabled lean production control systems, BIM technology and Digital Twin Construction (see CBIM and BIM2TWIN). He has authored 90 papers in international peer-reviewed journals, 105 conference papers, and numerous book chapters. He is the lead author of the "BIM Handbook", currently in its 3rd edition, and of "Building Lean, Building BIM: Changing Construction the Tidhar Way".
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