Professor Tim Broyd's Presidential Address: Engineering a Digital Future

1 November, 2016 | 17:00 - 20:30

Professor Tim Broyd's Presidential Address: Engineering a Digital Future

About this event

On 1 November Professor Tim Broyd will become the 152nd President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

The occasion will be marked by Tim Broyd giving his Presidential Address, setting out his aims and objectives for his year in office.


  • 17:00 - Registration
  • 18:00 - President's Address 
  • 18:45 - Drinks and canapé reception
  • 20:30 - Carriages


Tim Broyd

John Beswick
Professor Tim Broyd

Tim Broyd is currently Professor of Built Environment Foresight at University College London, Director of the Institute of Digital Engineering in the Built Environment and an Honorary Professor of Civil Engineering at the same university. He is also a Vice Chairman of the Construction Industry Council, a Director of BuildingSmart (UK) Limited and a Member of the BRE Global Governing Body. Having founded the ICE Policy Panel in 2007, Tim has since been Chairman of the Public Voice Committee and the International Committee.

He has chaired or been a member of numerous strategic advisory groups for industry, government, research funders and universities, in areas as diverse as construction foresight, infrastructure systems and tidal power generation. He was a founding member of the government’s BIM Level 2 Task Group and led the production of the government’s BIM Level 3 strategy report, published in 2015.

Tim’s career has been concerned significantly with innovation, sustainability and knowledge management in the infrastructure sector.  His industry posts included R&D Director of Atkins, Chief Executive of CIRIA and Technology and Innovation Director of Halcrow/CH2M, before joining UCL in 2012.