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Centre for Digital Built Britain completed its five-year mission and closed its doors at the end of September 2022

This website remains as a legacy of the achievements of our five-year foundational journey towards a digital built Britain

To identify, assess, and promote conformity to standards supporting interoperability, including identifying current gaps and overlaps, and make recommendations to progress on any development required at UK, CEN or ISO level.

David Churcher​, technical lead

David Churcher, Director of Hitherwood Consulting, has been one of the ISO 19650 technical authors since 2014. As part of that work, David was technical author for ISO 19650-1 setting out concepts and principles and ISO 19650-3 specifying the information management process for asset/facility operation and maintenance. Prior to that he was involved in developing a number of the UK BIM standards. He is now heavily involved in the work to publish guidance to support the UK BIM Framework.​

David is a member of B/555, the UK’s standards committee for construction design, modelling and data exchange, and also CB/101, the committee for service life planning. At European level, David sits on the working group developing guidance for ISO 19650 as part of CEN Technical Committee TC 442 which covers BIM. 

Dan Rossiter, deputy technical lead​

As part of his role within the British Standards Institution (BSI), Chartered Architectural Technologist Dan Rossiter provides subject matter expertise, thought leadership, and sector engagement around the digital transformation of the built environment.  Dan has technically contributed to the development of BSI, CEN and ISO standards, UK BIM Alliance Guidance, and Centre for Digital Built Britain research into BIM interoperability. Dan has applied his knowledge and expertise to his award-winning blog There’s No BIM Like Home.