David Glennon, Digital Delivery Director, The Red Sea Development Company has been shortlisted in the Construction Technology Leader category of the Construction Technology Awards. Here, he talks about the many digital tools being used in the Red Sea project underway in Saudi Arabia, and how these are aiding the development
Sustainability is at the heart of the Red Sea project, a major tourism hub being developed in Saudi Arabia. David Glennon, Digital Delivery Director, The Red Sea Development Company, outlines the importance of digital tools to this ethos and how these are not just ensuring that the scheme develops at pace, but will continue to be used as the destination opens to visitors.
This includes use of digital twins, BIM and the start-up techniques being adopted with new technology, so that once proven, it can be scaled quickly.
Construction Technology Awards
Each member of the shortlist for Construction Technology Leader of the Year is a pioneer, visionary and role model in their organisation for digital technology adoption and success. They are a Senior Manager, Director or above from the construction value chain who has demonstrated how they have successfully impacted their organisation’s approach to strategy, planning and management of digital technology initiatives, have a track record of innovation, and has delivered at least one exemplary technology implementation/initiative under their leadership.
The rising stars in this list have positively impacted the organisation’s strategy, planning, management processes or investment decisions, and successfully collaborated with internal and external stakeholders to achieve impressive project results.
The winner will be announced on Wednesday 2 June, on the second day of the Construction Technology Festival, taking place in Dubai. Find out more here.
See the full shortlist for Construction Technology Leader.
Video editor: Kieran Popovski-Jones