In recognition of her global influence, Marzia Bolpagni is widening her role with nima as an International Ambassador.
As Associate Director – Head of BIM International at Mace, an international construction and consultancy firm with offices across five global hubs, Marzia develops and implements Information Management (IM) Strategies for international clients with focus on sustainability and ethical and secure use of technology. She is also lead author of the standard on the Level of Information Need and co-author of Guidance D and contributor to Guidance 0 of the UK BIM Framework.
Marzia has been a keynote speaker in 200+ events in 26 countries, author of 20+ scientific articles and a Springer book on Industry 4.0 for the Built Environment. Her work is included in several magazines/journals, podcasts, and videos. She is driving digital transformation with other professionals in several communities: she is Assistant Editor of the BIM Dictionary, STEM Ambassador, Founder of IDTUK and Past Chair of EC3. She received several awards for her innovative work.
She is dedicated to filling the gap between academia and industry to inspire the next generation of professionals. She is Honorary Associate Professor at UCL and Visiting Professor at Northumbria University. She volunteers in teaching at universities internationally and mentoring students. She is also co-editor of the Springer Book Series Digital Innovations in Architecture, Engineering and Construction and guest editor of a Special Issue of the prestigious journal Construction Innovation. She is also reviewer of scientific articles, and judge in several industry panels.
Marzia is a chartered Building Engineer, and holds a PhD in ICT and Smart Buildings.
“Our sector is responsible of 40% emissions of CO2. The use of structured and reliable data is key to redefine the boundaries of ambition and face the climate change. We need the contribution of all at global scale to be successful. As nima ambassador I am keen to keep influencing, connecting, supporting, and transforming the built environment using information management in an ethical way for the public good.”
We are delighted that Marzia continues to offer her time, knowledge and experience to help nima support industry transformation.