New Technical Director to Lead TÜV SÜD BIM Services
TÜV SÜD UK has appointed Dave Peacock as Technical Director of its Building Advisory Service.
TÜV SÜD’s Building Advisory Service is a data management and analytics business within the company’s Real Estate division, and operates an advanced digital portal for building owners, managers and occupiers who need real-time information for integrating an asset’s, quality, safety and sustainability data.
Peacock has worked in the UK construction and property sector for 24 years, with a focus on BIM & digital services for the last 13 years. He joins TÜV SÜD from Royal HaskoningDHV, an international engineering consultancy, where he was BIM & Digital lead for Europe. Starting his career in 1997, Peacock subsequently led the 3D modelling and BIM processes for the 2012 London Olympic Broadcast Centre project. He has also previously led successful corporate accreditation to BIM Level 2 – Tier 1.
He is a member of the UK BIM Alliance’s ISO 19650 Guidance Review Committee, which supports individuals and organisations to understand the standard’s principles and follow best practice. He is also Chair of the East UK BIM Alliance and Vice Chair of its Midlands group. In 2017, Peacock achieved BRE certification as an Informed Professional, enabling him to lead BIM Level 2 projects.
Paul McDevitt, managing director of TÜV SÜD UK’s Building Advisory Service, comments: “Over the last three decades Dave has built a very extensive knowledge of digital services and he is a committed champion of the benefits BIM brings to the UK construction sector. His high level of expertise will further strengthen our advanced data management and analytics capabilities, which help building owners, managers and occupiers in the UK to reduce risk by improving safety, quality and sustainability.”
Peacock adds: “The TÜV SÜD Building Advisory Service team have ambitious plans to grow the business and I am really excited to be a key part of that drive. BIM has revolutionised the construction industry and I look forward to working with our customers to help them realise its benefits over the whole life cycle of their building assets.”