Simon Rawlinson leads the ARCADIS UK Strategic Research and Insight Team, providing sector-focused research and market and commercial intelligence for clients and the business. His background is as an expert construction research professional with an 18 year track record of developing high-performing research teams and delivering very high quality projects. He has a high public profile as an industry commentator and conference presenter.
He has worked with many leading clients and project teams in the UK, Middle East and Far East and has a strong background in innovation, having been at the forefront of UK-driven developments for surveyors in BIM and Embodied Carbon. Simon is a member of the UK BIM Task Group responsible for commercial considerations and was responsible for commissioning the CIC suite of BIM documentation. Recent commissions have included work for Thames Tideway, Electricity North West, Crown Estates, BIS, London Underground, Highways Agency and Transport for London.
Simon was Chair of the Research Committee of the British Council for Offices from 2011 to February 2015 and was appointed a member of the Construction Leadership Council in September 2015.