Dr. Bilal Succar is a strategic BIM consultant with extensive experience in BIM performance assessment and improvement. He is also an avid BIM researcher, visual communicator and a conjoint senior lecturer at the University of Newcastle – Australia, where he acquired his PhD in BIM.
After working in the construction industry for more than twelve years in Australia and the Middle East, Bilal established Change Agents AEC in 2004, a consultancy focused on strategic BIM implementation. In 2009, Change Agents developed BIM Excellence (www.BIMexcellence.com), a set of online tools and onsite methods to measure and improve the performance of individuals, organizations, projects and teams.
Dr Succar participated in many industry-wide initiatives including the CRC-CI National Guidelines for Digital Modelling + Case Studies project (2007-09) and chaired the AIA/Consult Australia’s BIM Education Working Group (2011-12). He also conducted many corporate and public workshops in Australia, US, UK, China, Malaysia, Singapore and Brazil.