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Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Research Programme Manager

Office Phone: 01223 763179


Andrew Smith is Research Programme Manager in the Core Team at the Centre for Digital Built Britain. He is responsible for the Research Bridgehead’s operational management, including the delivery of research outputs from the funded programmes, and supports the Bridgehead’s strategic direction, contributing to strategy development.

Prior to joining the CDBB in November 2018, he was business/project manager of multi-disciplinary EU- and UKRI-funded consortia and centres hosted by UK HEIs at Sheffield, Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities, whose focus ranged from studies in human pluripotent stemcells, aquatic and marine animals and environments, and most recently in linked administrative dataset studies.

Andrew has also spent 11 years in New Zealand, at an economics, engineering and environmental consultancy, as corporate planner at a city council, and as a strategy adviser at a Crown Research Institute. 

He is a Cambridge economics graduate from many many years ago.

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

Recommendations for Automated Checking of Regulations and Requirements Management in Healthcare Design

Jul 01, 2019

The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT

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