Melanie is an Associate at BIM Academy, specialising in BIM and information management according to ISO 19650. She manages several projects across multiple sectors within the UK and internationally and works closely with clients to develop bespoke digital strategies for project and asset management. Her current projects include working with a large health authority in Canada and several NHS Trusts in the UK as part of the New Hospitals Programme.
Melanie’s specialisms include change management, standardisation and digital collaboration, and she acts as Regional Lead for Newcastle-upon-Tyne for Women in BIM. Melanie holds a PhD from Edinburgh Napier University, which looked into the micro-level factors to an effective macro-level diffusion of BIM, including the gap between perceived and actual efficacy of BIM understanding and skills. She is also an award-winning graduate of ENU's Architectural Technology programme, having obtained a first-class Honours degree in 2015.