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Adam Matthews

Adam Matthews

Head of International


Adam is the head of the International Stream of the Centre for Digital Built Britain and is Chair of the EU BIM Task Group. 

Adam leads the UK’s Digital Built Britain International programme, sharing the UK’s strategic approach for the national introduction of BIM, its experience and lessons learned with governments around the world.  He is Chairman of the European Union BIM Task Group, a public sector network from over 20 nations which is co-funded by the European Commission to develop a common framework for the introduction of BIM by the European public sector. 

With over 25 years’ experience in information technology and change management across various sectors, including infrastructure, retail and airports, he led the information exchange recommendation for the UK Government’s BIM Strategy (2011) and co-authored the EU BIM Task Group Handbook (2017).

Adam holds an MBA with a focus on sustainability and public policy for the construction sector from Kingston University, London.

Welcome to the Centre for Digital Built Britain.  

The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a partnership between the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the University of Cambridge to deliver a smart digital economy for infrastructure and construction for the future and transform the UK construction industry’s approach to the way we plan, build, maintain and use our social and economic infrastructure.