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YORhub staff, sponsors and partners will deliver engaging sessions on a broad range of subjects

Innovation session presenters

Donna Howard- Kier

Donna Howard is the Corporate Social Responsibility Manager for Kier Regional Building Northern, responsible for driving the delivery of social value across the Yorkshire region.
In 2017, Donna was awarded the CIOB Celebrating Construction in South Yorkshire (CCISY) Achiever of the Year Award; in 2018, she received the Social Value Award at the CIOB CCISY Awards for commitment to the delivery of social value, and creating a lasting impact in communities.

Donna will be co-presenting the Corporate Social Responsibility session

Dr Georgiana Allison- Willmott Dixon

Dr Georgiana Allison is the Sustainability Manager for Willmott Dixon north with the responsibility of driving sustainability into projects through preconstruction.
Georgiana has a PhD in Sustainability Leadership and is a Full and Chartered member of IEMA.
Georgiana will be facilitating a discussion on sustainability in construction, with specific focus on the importance of early design stages.

Dr Allison will be co presenting the sustainable construction session

Lee Ramsey- Morgan Sindall

Lee Ramsey is the Design Management and BIM Director at Morgan Sindall Construction. He joined the company over twenty years ago and has championed the use of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).
Lee also leads Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the National Association of Construction Frameworks (NACF). The National Association of Construction Frameworks (NACF) is playing a unique role in leading the ongoing adoption of best practice in local government.

Lee will be co-presenting the offsite construction session

Duncan Reed- Trimble

Duncan comes from a main contracting and design management background and has been a strong advocate for BIM processes and procedures for many years.
In his role as Digital Construction Process Manager with Trimble Solutions (UK) Ltd, the software vendor providing the Tekla design, analysis, manufacturing and construction management suite of products Duncan focuses on ensuring customers get the best out of their existing BIM tools.

Duncan will be presenting the digital innovation breakout session

Fergus Aitken

Fergus Aitken

YORbuild Framework Programme Manager

Session: Key Innovative Changes to NEC4 ECC

Phil Henderson

Phil Henderson

YORhub Performance Manager

Session: CSR and Social Value Calculator (Sponsored by Kier)

Mark Ives

YORcivil Framework Manager

Session: The New YORbuild Major and YORcivil Major frameworks

Chris Bourne

YORbuild Framework Manager (North)

Session: Key Innovative Changes to NEC4 ECC

Chris Jackson

YORconsult Framework Programme Manager

Session: The New YORbuild Major and YORcivil Major frameworks

Other speakers

David Wilkes

YORcivil Framework Manager

Session: Sustainable construction (sponsored by Willmott Dixon)


Dominic Bailey

YORscep Manager

Session: Supply Chain Engagement