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, leads the CanBIM Asset Management & Lifecycle Think Tank, 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 & CERTIFICATION
- BA Arch, University College for the Creative Arts
- Dip. Arch, De Montfort University
- Registered Architect ARB
- Architect AIBC
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
- LEED® AP
- Building Smart Canada
RECENT PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
April 2021: "Leading the BIM Way: Creating Precise Contract Requirements" - presented at Agora BIM
February 2021: "Setting the Foundation for Your Digital Buildings: Lessons from the Front" - chair panel discussion at CanBIM Industry Summit for Owners
February 2020: " 'Save the Data’: How Digital Information From Design and Construction Can Bridge the Handover Gap to Support Facility Maintenance and Operations" - presented at BUILDEX Vancouver
March 2019: "Building Data that Works for All" - Innovation Spotlight CanBIM
February 2019: "Ready, Set, Deliver" - co-presented with Edwin Guerra at BUILDEX Vancouver
March 2018: "Handover and Beyond" - panel host at CanBIM Industry Summit for Owners
July, 2017: "BIM for Owners: Expectations, Challenges, and Rewards" - presented buildingSMART’s International Summit in Paris
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