Geraldine Rayner

Managing Principal


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, 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.


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


  • LEED® AP
  • AIBC
  • RIBA
  • ARB
  • AUGI
  • CanBIM
  • Building Smart Canada


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