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George Mokhtar

Associate Director - Turner & Townsend.

George is an Associate Director at Turner & Townsend, responsible for defining, implementing and controlling BIM processes for global projects in addition to developing Turner & Townsend's BIM offer.

George has specialist skills and knowledge including open source BIM, model analytics, validation and information management. George currently oversees the deployment of advanced BIM processes and collaborative workflows on projects and programmes in property, infrastructure and natural resources projects across the UK, US, UAE and Africa, specialising in megaprojects.

Colin Rhys

Director of Experience Design, Hyperloop One.

In 2004 Colin Rhys’s launched the RHYS art gallery. Nine years, stunning international exhibitions in six different continents & over thirty-two countries later, RHYS was a globally-recognized brand. In 2010 he began building and designing bespoke residences in the greater Los Angeles area for the Xanadu Group. In 2016, having earned international acclaim and awards Colin brought his experimentalist passion and expertise in design to the hyperloop.

Muna Al Osaimi

Director, Rail Planning and Projects Development.

Muna Al Osaimi, was appointed as the Director, Rail Planning and Projects Development of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in 2015, with 10 years of experience in Railway Planning, Studies and Projects Development. A Proven Leader, Muna helped accomplish two prestigious projects in the Emirate of Dubai: Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram Al Osaimi, considered the first female Engineer in the field of Railways industry in UAE, is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the UAE Society of Engineering.

Paul Beaty Pownall

Director of BPR Architects.

An architect and urban designer, Paul is the author of the new TfL Overground Station Design Idiom and is an expert in the future of station design and how Train Operating Companies can prepare meaningful property strategies to support their franchise bids. All projects at BPR are now delivered using BIM technology and Paul is a regular speaker at BIM conferences, recently participating in Building Magazine BIM Roundtable event in London April 2016.

Mark Andrews

Managing director of Laing O’ Rourke’s.

Mark Andrews is the managing director of Laing O’ Rourke’s business activities in the Middle East. Mark joins the company from Arabtec Holding – one of the leading construction services companies in the UAE – where he was Chief Operating Officer. He has also held the chief executive role in North America for Pirelli, before leading NG Bailey as Chief Executive – one of the UK’s leading independent engineering, IT and facilities services businesses. Mark has been awarded an OBE for services to apprenticeships, education and training in the construction industry.

Nathan Doughty

COO, Asite.

Nathan has been delivering cloud solutions for construction for 18 years. He spent 6 years on the board of BuildingSMART, and was closely involved in the development of the IFC standard. Nathan was part of the BSI working group which developed the British Standards for Collaborative BIM - BS1192 and PAS1192, and co-founded the Build Earth Live series of global Collaborative BIM events in 2008. He joined Asite as CTO in 2002 and led the initial development of the Asite platform before taking the COO role in 2006.