Eastern BIM Region
Co-Chair: Cillian Kelly
Co-Chair: Jo Wallwork
Committee Chair: Cillian Kelly
Cillian has extensive knowledge and experience of BIM within the AEC sector, working as Senior BIM Manager and now BIM Leader Ireland for John Sisk & Son (Holdings) Ltd. Cillian has utilised BIM on a large range of projects across Ireland and the UK. Pharmaceutical projects such as Allergan Biologics Two, Mayo and more recently, Cillian is working on Grangegorman DIT Campus , a large Multinational data centre project, Dublin along with the Bons secours,Cork and the redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse, Kildare. As BIM Leader Ireland Cillian is responsible for managing all BIM Project across Ireland ensuring Sisk meets the client’s needs and is aligned with PAS 1192-2 and BS 1192. More recently Cillian managed the company through BRE BIM Level 2 accreditation as the first Irish contractors to receive this certification. He is also a BRE Global BIM Informed Professional. Cillian is Co-Chair of the Easter BIM Region and is Vice Chair of the CIF Lean Construction, Building Information Modelling (BIM), Innovation and Continuous Improvement Committee.
Professional Certificated in Revit
BSc (Hons) in Architecture Technology, Carlow IT
BSc in Architecture Technology, GMIT
Pdcert in Operational BIM Management, Middlesex Uni
Committee Co-Chair: Jo Wallwork
Jo is an Associate Director with CBRE and is currently undertaking an in house role at Facebook managing office fit outs across EMEA, previously she was a Project Manager and BIM Lead at Turner & Townsend in the Dublin office. Her BIM expertise sits within the set up stages of a project and with Client advisory, she has presented at a number of conferences on these topics. She is an active member of a number of BIM groups within Dublin and the UK and is dedicated to BIM education across all disciplines.
Robert is a BIM Engineer with John Sisk & Son. He has a strong engineering background from working with leading edge technology for IBM in the Telecoms sector to over 8 year’s experience in CAD design and CAD systems administration.
The broad range of design experience throughout his career from Building Services to Power Systems and Mineral Processing Plant led him to his current role with John Sisk & Son. The evolution of IT in the AEC sector is where he feels the confidence to innovate and contribute to his company’s goals for BIM, a lean construction approach with our supply chain, reducing waste, leading to safer environments and a much higher level of quality on site. Robert has a M.Eng.Sc. IT in Architecture Engineering & Construction, University College Cork, a B.Eng. Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Dublin Institute of Technology and a B.Eng.Tech. Electrical Energy, Control & Automation Systems, Dublin Institute of Technology
Robert has over 20 years’ extensive experience within the AEC industry, working as Senior Architectural Technologist and Office BIM Manager for an international architectural practice. He has unique insight and first-hand understanding of modern design and construction technology.
Rob specializes in IT and Systems Strategy, BIM Implementation, BIM Collaboration, BIM Protocols and Standards, CAD Management and the implementation of software and systems across the practice. Rob has a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology Herriot-Watt from the University in Edinburgh, Scotland and a diploma in Architectural Technology from the Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland.
Claire Simpson is an Architectural Technologist with Scott Tallon Walker Architects and a Lecturer at the Dublin Institute of Design on a course entitled “BIM Level 2 with Revit”. Claire holds a BSc Honours Degree in Architectural Technology and a Diploma in Business Management. Since graduating Claire has gained experience on multidisciplinary BIM projects in Ireland and the UK over the last few years.
Joseph Mady is currently BIM Manager within Designer Group and also an Assistant Lecturer at the School of Multidisciplinary Technologies at The College of Engineering & Built Environment of the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). For Designer Group, he maintains the CAD & BIM department which consists of the electrical & mechanical services. Liaising with DG engineers, site supervisors and external BIM teams to ensure the model is fully coordinated and constructible on-site. He drives the development of the BIM model electrical and mechanical components. Joseph assists and provides guidance to other team members and helps to resolve issues that may arise. Joseph’s work experience as an electrician included industrial, commercial and domestic work for nearly ten years and also has attained B.Eng., BSc degrees in Electrical Engineering Services Design and MSc in BIM modeling
Davitt currently works as an Architectural Technologist & BIM Coordinator for C+W O’Brien Architects, part of the Corstorphine + Wright Architects Group and an Architects' Journal Top 100 practice. Working as a technical designer in multidisciplinary and collaborative design teams, his role involves the integration of architectural and construction technologies in the building design process.
Davitt currently holds a BSc (Hons) in Architectural Technology, is an Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit Architecture and a MSc candidate in applied Building Information Modelling & Management at the Dublin Institute of Technology.
Davitt has a keen interest in Design Technology and is a member of the Construction IT Alliance, the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland and the Institute of Designers in Ireland. He has presented at both the Revit & Dynamo Users Ireland Group and is a regular content contributor on DynamoNodes.com.
More recently, his work at C+W O’Brien Architects has contributed to the team’s notable achievements; being shortlisted as a finalist at both the Irish Construction Industry Awards and the Building & Architect of the Year Awards 2017 for BIM Initiative of the Year and Excellence in Education & Training respectively.
Davitt’s career objective is to utilise his architectural technology and BIM experience to further his career within the construction industry, and to learn and develop while contributing to the building design process and the growth of an organisation.
Calogero Marino is an Architectural Technologist and BIM Specialist with over 5 years’ experience in the Irish AEC Industry and currently working as a BIM Manager with C+W O’Brien Architects, part of the Corstorphine+Whrights Group. He has completed a Post Grad Diploma in Project Management at Trinity College Dublin and has a keen interest in sustainable design, lean processes and innovative construction technology. Calogero has gained extensive experience in the design office environment as well as on construction sites, and with one of Ireland’s leading main contractors, on residential, commercial, public and mixed-use developments projects of different scale.
Postdoctoral Researcher and Part Time Lecturer
CitA BIM Innovation Capability Programme and Dublin Institute of Technology
Barry McAuley is a Chartered Construction Project Manager and the leading postdoctoral researcher for the BICP. This position is complimented through a part time lecturing position on two Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) accredited master programmes. Barry has completed both a MSc and BSc Honours Degree in Construction Project Management, as well as a BEng in Civil Engineering. In May of 2016 he completed a PhD in Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Facilities Management while studying at DIT. These diverse qualifications have enabled him to develop his managerial skills by working within a number of diverse roles within the AEC/FM industry. Further to this, he has had a significant body of work published to date through a combination of industry reports, conference proceedings and journal papers.
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