Paul Oakley - Director of Building Information Modelling - BRE

Paul Oakley is a chartered Architect and a world leading expert in BIM. He heads the BIM Division in BRE where he is responsible for the technical delivery of the BRE Academy BIM training, the BIM certification schemes delivered under the BRE Certification mark and BIM research projects. Paul sits on the Board of BuildingSMART UK & Ireland and represents the bSIUKI on the International Standards Committee. Paul has over 30 years’ industry experience and prior to joining the BRE specialised in the delivery of large Residential projects using the principles of Avanti embodied in BS1192:2007. Paul ran his own CAD/BIM Consultancy for over 10 years and has also driven change through several large Architectural practices by implementing BS1192:2007 and more recently PAS 1192-2:2013 as Project Team Leader, Group CAD Manager and Consultant. Paul has been involved in many industry CAD / BIM initiatives from Teamwork 2000, Avanti, ADT Community group and the BIM Community as well as representing the RIBA on the CIC BIM Forum. Paul sits on various British Standards Institute (BSI) Committees including BS1192:2007, PAS 1192-2, BS 8541 Parts 1 to 4, and ISO 19650.