Meet the Team
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Lindsay UrquhartManaging Director - Bespoke Career Management Ltd
Lindsay is a fully qualified Architect in the UK. Prior to founding Bespoke in London in 2004 she worked as an Architect for a number of practices in Hong Kong, Sydney and London. This included stints with Denton Corker Marshall, Wilkinson Eyre and Pringle Brandon Architects. In 2009 she launched Bespoke's first overseas office in Sydney, the Melbourne studio following 12 months later. Whilst she is based in London, she is actively involved in the Australian offices and opened our Hong Kong office in August 2011.
Bespoke recruits talent for the world's leading design practices and agencies. All of our offices are run by ex-design industry professionals so your dedicated consultant really understands what you are looking for. Our specialist teams cover Architecture, Interiors, Graphics, Creative Admin, Landscape, Senior Appointments and BIM.
Michael JohnsonSenior BIM Consultant - Plowman Craven Limited
From his informative years studying Architecture and working for Scott Brownrigg and Turner, Michael was one of the first Architectural students to use CAD (GDS in 1979) and has been an advocate of change throughout his time in this ever evolving industry.
Michael has long been a believer of Design, Build and Manage professionals collaborating via a Single Model Environment (BIM) and has enjoyed project involvement spanning geographies across the UK, EMEA and Asia.
Michael has worked with numerous BIM delivery teams in project sectors including, Retail, Education, Commercial and Logistics; he has assisted Designers, Contractors and Asset Owners in understanding what the reality of BIM means to them along with why and how they need to engage.
His vision is of a collaborative, single touch construction process where data and best practise are used efficiently in a structured and shared manner to minimise re-work and reduce risk throughout the life-cycle of an asset.
James DanielHead of BIM & Digital Engineering - Infrastructure Services - Skanska UK PLC
James is responsible for setting and delivering a BIM & Digital Engineering strategy for Skanska's Infrastructure Services business in line with the Skanska UK BIM Policy and strategic objectives.
He is raising BIM awareness and competence across the business and in ensuring that their supply chain are aligned with the Skanska BIM & Digital objectives. His Team provides support both strategically and to specific projects during the work winning phase and through the life of the contracts with the utilisation of specialist resources and by engaging, influencing and supporting the operational and maintenance teams.
Sean HicksSenior Project Leader (BIM Development) - Levitt Bernstein Associates
Sean has worked at Levitt Bernstein for over 5 years, during which time he has been involved in the successful implementation of BIM across the practice. He has recently been working with a number of contractor/clients, investigating ways in which BIM can be implemented more widely across the industry.
On a day-to-day basis he manages architectural projects in a BIM environment and during his time at Levitt Bernstein has delivered several projects using Revit Architecture.
Levitt Bernstein has used BIM in various forms since 2003, delivering major efficiencies to their own architectural workflows during that time. Today around 90% of projects in the office are delivered in a BIM environment using Revit Architecture.
Christopher JohnstonBIM Manager - Willmott Dixon
Chris is a BIM specialist with proven experience in the construction industry. He has an expert understanding of the complete Virtual Construction Management process from inception to handover, developed through practical experience gained from working on a wide range of construction projects in the Public and Private sector.
He joined Willmott Dixon to work in the Central BIM Team assisting with the development and deployment of the National BIM strategy to ensure that the company could meet the UK Government's 2016 BIM targets. He has worked with the regional offices, implementing BIM at a local level and assisted the teams to utilise BIM to support their projects from inception, to handover.
Chris is also involved in the Sunesis product development team. Sunesis is a range of predesigned standardised high quality buildings developed for the public sector, maximising the potential of Building Information Modeling for continuous development and improvement of the product range. As part of his involvement in Sunesis, he is the Project Coordinator for the TSB funded project 'BIM-enabled collaborative platform for low impact schools.'
He has successfully provided BIM support, implementation and integration to a wide variety of projects in the Residential, Education and Commercial sectors with values ranging from £3.5million to £50million.