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Centre for Digital Built Britain


Simon is an Associate Director at Arup, leading digital across the Energy markets. He is also the delivery team lead for the National Digital Twin programme, part of the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB).

He’s a recognised industry influencer and advisor in digital engineering and technology, the author of the digital twin maturity spectrum and has received awards for his contributions to the engineering profession. Simon is a technology developer and a chartered engineer (CEng), with a background in the heavy industries. He has a passion for the transformational applications of digital engineering and regularly speaks on the subject around the world.

Prior to this, Simon was Director of Digital Engineering for Atkins and SNC-Lavalin, where he is part of the leadership team responsible for the global transformation of the +$5bn consultancy and construction group, and formed and led their Digital Twin Services business.

Delivery Team Lead, National Digital Twin Programme
Associate Director, Arup