Team Member Bio
Geraldine is responsible for running the consulting arm of the company and leading the innovations team in developing Summit’s FMi® interface which is designed to expose the inherent BIM data for everyone to use.
Geraldine has 30 years of experience in the AEC industry as both principal and project manager/architect utilizing a variety of software solutions to deliver projects and, in particular, overseeing the use of Revit and Navisworks within a BIM environment.
Applying her BIM project management expertise, Geraldine is passionate about working with owners, operators, contractors and designers to ensure that this new process--employing database software--is implemented effectively for the benefit of all parties to the construction process. She is a firm believer in working in a collaborative manner, her ultimate goal being to deliver owners and operators a comprehensive, data-rich digital record of their facilities.Geraldine is a registered architect, sits on the buildingSMART International Steering Room Committee, helping to define standards for the industry, and is frequently invited to speak about technological innovation in building design.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
BA Arch, University College for the Creative Arts
Dip. Arch, De Montfort University
Registered Architect ARB
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
Building Smart Canada
RECENT PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
July, 2017: "BIM for Owners: Expectations, Challenges, and Rewards" - presented at CanBIM Regional Session - Calgary
February, 2017: "More than a Model: Time for a New Definition of BIM for Building Owners" - presented at BUILDEX Vancouver
February, 2017: “Owners' new Expectations: How the Expected Deliverable is Changing”- co-presenter with Larry Harder, Director of Capital Projects, Fraser Health Authority, CanBIM Regional Session - Vancouver
July, 2015: “Planning for Digital Operations Data” - published FacilityCare website
July, 2015: “Moving to the 21st Century - Science World reaps the benefits of BIM” - published in Pilings Industry Canada magazine
May, 2015: “Powered by Data – Breaking the Paper Barrier”- presented Vancouver Regional Construction Association – Leadership Forum
March, 2015: “Flow my Data the Owner said” – presented to UBC Construction Management Civil Engineering Graduates and Undergraduates
March, 2015: “Looking Through Paper - Into a Digital Wonderland”, presented at the Constructions Specifications Canada Luncheon, Vancouver
October, 2014: “…’End of the Paper Trail’ - Learning to Communicate in a Digital Age”, presented at the Canadian Design Build Conference, Victoria
May, 2014: “An Introduction to Building Information Management, BIM Models and the Cloud”, panel member at IFMA’s 25th Anniversary Educational Session, Vancouver
February, 2014: “Project Management in a Digital Age”, co-presenter with Edwin Guerra at BUILDEX, Vancouver
2014: “Thinking Inside the Box”, published in The Constructor Magazine, Calgary Construction Association