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Core Team

University of Cambridge Staff
Professor Andy Neely
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations
  • Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain
  • Director of the Cambridge Service Alliance
Saffy Ahmad
  • Project Co-Ordinator
  • DFTG Project
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Professor Paul Alexander
  • Professor in Astrophysics
  • Head of Astrophysics
Professor Phil Allmendinger
  • Head of the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Professor of Land Economy
Dr Barry Blackwell
  • Government Liaison
  • Head of Digital & Data Transformation – Construction and Built Environment, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Alexandra Bolton
  • Executive Director
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Amelia Burnett
  • Head of Engagement (currently on Maternity Leave)
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Louise Dobson
  • Centre Administrator
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Alanna Gluck
  • Engagement Manager
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Kirsten Lamb
  • Information Specialist
Dr Veronica Martinez
  • Research Associate
Professor Duncan McFarlane
  • Professor of Industrial Informational Engineering
Dr Richard Mortier
  • Reader in Computing and Human-Data Interaction,
  • University Lecturer,
  • Computer Laboratory,
  • University of Cambridge
Dr Ajith Parlikad
  • Senior Lecturer in Industrial Systems
Dr Kate Parsley
  • Head of Engagement (Maternity Cover)
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Nicola Pearson
  • Head of Change and Knowledge Transfer
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Abigail Plet
  • Centre Administrator
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Alexandra Robasto
  • Senior Project Co-Ordinator
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Adam Robinson
  • Head of Research Programme Management
Dr Jennifer Schooling, OBE, CEng, MIMMM
  • Chair of the Research Strategy Advisory Group
  • Director of the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction
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Andrew Smith
  • Research Programme Manager
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Nik Thomas
  • Head of Operations
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Tom Twitchett
  • Operations Manager
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Angela Walters
  • Engagement Associate
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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