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Geraldine Rayner

Director – Summit BIM

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Phone: 604 568 8325
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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 & CERTIFICATION

  • BA Arch, University College for the Creative Arts
  • Dip. Arch, De Montfort University
  • Registered Architect ARB
  • Architect AIBC

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • LEED® AP
  • AIBC
  • RIBA
  • ARB
  • AUGI
  • 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