Dr. Marzia Bolpagni
Marzia works as Head of BIM International at Mace where she develops and implements digital construction solutions for public and private international clients in five international hubs. She holds a PhD in ICT and Smart Construction and she is passionate in filling the gap between industry and academia. She is glad to be a member of the BIMExcellence Initiative, Assistant Editor of the BIM Dictionary where she coordinates more than 120 volunteers worldwide, Ambassador of the UK BIMAlliance and Expert at the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) TC 442 where she chairs a Task Group on information requirements standardisation (Level of Information Need). She is lead author of the Level of Information Need standard EN 17412-1, Chair of EC3 Modelling and Standards Committee and Honorary Lecturer at UCL The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction. She is also founder of Italians in Digital Transformation Uk, she loves sharing her knowledge with students and she is often invited as keynote speaker at academic and industrial events. She is co-editor on the book Industry4.0 for the Built Environment published by Springer Nature. She received several awards for her activities including ‘Woman Ingenious’ in 2017, Star Award for Innovation and Service Excellence by Mace in 2019 and Young Engineer of the Year and Sir George Macfarlane Medal by the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2021.
Why is it important to support diversity and inclusion?
"Diverse talent is the key to solve complex issues such as the impact of construction on climate change".