DCT have recently appointed Paul Oakley BA(Hons) Dip Arch RIBA as new Business Development Director. Paul’s wealth of experience and knowledge will enable the growth of DCT’s global expansion into new markets such as the UK and enhance the development of their processes and procedures.
Paul previously worked for BRE (Building Research Establishment), where he headed up the BIM Division and was identified as a “World leading expert in BIM” by the organisation. Paul also worked internationally in Czech Republic, Chile, Brazil, New Zealand, China, UAE, and Hong Kong providing consultancy services, support to Government and Industry writing standards, implementation guidance, training and auditing in relation to BIM implementation, and supporting the UK BIM Level 2 and ISO 19650 implementation. Throughout Paul’s career, he has also supported both UK Universities and many overseas in developing their courses, and still lectures in the UK. Part of this work was also writing the Learning outcomes framework for BuildingSMART International.
More recently, Paul has provided support in authoring and updating the Hong Kong CIC BIM Standards, where he wrote the Local Annex, Standards, and ISO 19650 implementation guidance and continues to be involved in ISO development specifically relating to Construction Documentation. Paul has also developed his own training material which is delivered through eLearning site BIMeLearn.com and details of the Curriculum are available here.
Joseph Mady, DCT CEO, commented on the appointment, “We are delighted to welcome Paul to our globally expanding team as Business Development Director, we believe he will provide valuable knowledge and increase the awareness of DCT’s wide range of services throughout the UK and Europe.”