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Amelia Burnett

Amelia Burnett

Head of Engagement (currently on Maternity Leave)

Office Phone: 01223 760091


Amelia Burnett is a communications and engagement specialist, originally from Auckland, New Zealand. Before joining CDBB, Amelia project managed the University’s involvement with the UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC), including developing the research agenda, funding and engagement strategies for the national research facility being built at Cambridge to deliver the network’s infrastructure sensing workstream. Prior to joining the University of Cambridge, Amelia was Marketing Communications Manager for Air New Zealand. There she led the firm’s Marketing Communications and Events team to deliver an extensive programme of internal and external events and engagement activities including joint activity with Warner Bros, the All Blacks and the San Francisco Giants. Before working in industry, Amelia was a member of the Communications and Public Affairs team at Auckland Transport, where she devised and implemented the Council Controlled Organisation’s social media strategy and channels, and public event strategy. While working in local government she developed a strong interest in public engagement and crisis communications, which led to roles in the Major Events Operation Centre for the 2012 Rugby World Cup, and Civil Defence Public Information team following the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence. Amelia is responsible for leading the engagement workstream for the Centre for Digital Built Britain.

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 understand how the construction and infrastructure sectors could use a digital approach to better design, build, operate, and integrate the built environment.

Upcoming events

Toward Blockchain-Enabled Supply Chains in the Built Environment

Jun 28, 2019

3M Buckley Innovation Centre Hudderfield, HD1 3BD, UK

International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC) 2019

Jul 08, 2019

Churchill College, University of Cambridge

CDBB Week 2019

Sep 09, 2019

Upcoming events