Women in BIM Core Team

women in bim at Digital Construction Week

Meet the women behind Women in BIM – our core team. Not sure who to contact? Use these links.

Rebecca De Cicco – Chair

Rebecca de CiccoRebecca De Cicco is the director of Digital Node, a UK based BIM Consultancy supporting the AEC industry in better understanding how BIM can positively enable them. Having worked across all areas of the industry from manufacturing through to infrastructure and buildings her passion is to ensure the Construction industry is digitally and socially enabled and more efficient. LinkedIn  Twitter Email

Pam Bhandal – Marketing & Communications

Pam BhandalPam Bhandal is the founder/director of PB Marketing Consultants, working as a freelance marketing consultant with a number of different companies both within and outside the AECO industry.Pam started her marketing career within the Education Software industry. Her first foray into marketing was promoting educational software to secondary schools followed by 13 years of working within the automotive, manufacturing, building, engineering, design, infrastructure and the film and games industries. Pam worked for Autodesk for a number of years helping shape their marketing and PR strategies. Alongside her consultancy work Pam is now a director of BIM Regions UK, a member of Women in BIM and NAWIC as well a member of the Executive Team at the UK BIM Alliance. She supports a number of the BIM Regions across the country with a more defined role for both BIM Regions East and London. She can be seen at many industry events across the country tweeting live or managing stands. LinkedIn Twitter

Anne Kemp – Strategic Support

Anne KempAnne Kemp is Fellow and Director for BIM at Atkins. She is Chair of BuildingSMART UKI and was recently appointed as Chair of the UK BIM Alliance, the organisation launched in October 2016 to drive the implementation of Level 2 BIM in the UK. Anne has an MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change and is passionate about bringing collaborative working and the people side of BIM into better focus. LinkedIn Twitter

Cristina Savian – Attract and Promote Lead

Cristina SavianCristina Savian is a Customer Success Manager at Autodesk. She spent nearly two decades in the civil engineering industry from designing traffic calming schemes to planning the traffic management for the London 2012 Olympics. She now uses her experience in the field to drive innovation and digital transformation in the civil engineering and construction industries.LinkedIn  Twitter

Louise Kelly – Encourage and Support Lead

Louise KellyLouise Kelly is a BIM Manager with ACB Group. Coming from a background in both Architectural and Engineering practices, her varied experience is invaluable in her current role assisting project delivery using digital construction tools. Louise has a passion for reducing waste in construction and believes BIM can help deliver this. LinkedIn  Twitter

Emma Hooper – Advance and Retain Lead

Emma Hooper
Emma Hooper is a Digital Information Specialist at Bond Bryan Digital. After graduating from the University of Nottingham with a degree in Architecture her focus and passion shifted to software and the technical side of design. She now has a keen interest in how principles taken from information science can be applied to construction to get the real value from digitisation, she takes her in-depth knowledge of software and its interoperability, and combines this with her understanding of industry standards and the theory behind them. She has worked on the world’s first Integrated Project Insurance project helping to define the information strategy which was commended by BSRIA. She often speaks at conferences, was co-author of the book Delivering COBie Using Autodesk Revit and is a former Revit Gunslinger. Her push is to now use her experience and knowledge to make projects more efficient, joining up the dots between people, process and technology to enable true collaboration with an emphasis on OpenBIM principles. LinkedIn  Twitter

Karen Fugle – Advisor

Karen FugleKaren Fugle is an Executive Coach and facilitator who works with Architects to accelerate personal and professional performance. Karen’s background includes 10+ years of CAD/BIM management; UK CAD Managers Forum host, CAD website founder, developer of UK CAD standards and editor of the Bentley Systems publication ‘Practical Architectural Modelling with AECOsim Building Designer’. LinkedIn  Twitter

Simran Kalyan – Support

Simran KalyanSimran Kalyan is a Project/BIM Manager at Fulcro Engineering. Her knowledge is developed across the design process, with expertise on how to deliver BIM Projects. Based in heart of the capital, she has worked on some of the London’s prestigious projects. With technology moving fast, Simran’s passion is to drive digital engineering so the AEC industry can benefit and work even more efficiently. LinkedIn  Twitter

May Winfield – Support

May Winfield is a Senior Solicitor for building and infrastructure with Carillion, with a recognised specialism in BIM and CDM Regs 2015 legal and contractual issues and strategy.
Member of BIM 4D working group, BIM4FM group and co-creator of BIM4Legal. Regular industry speaker on BIM legal and contractual issues. LinkedIn  Twitter