Using research from GlobalData’s Influencer platform, Designbuild Network has named ten of the most influential people in digital construction on Twitter during Q2 2020.

Biggest influencers in digital construction: The top ten in Q2 2020

1. David Barco (@qbimgest)

David Barco is an architect and technologist currently serving as the chief technology officer of Berrilan BIM, a construction company. A digital leader who helps analyse technology trends, he is specialises in training and consulting in building information management (BIM). Barco is also a podcaster for Shared Coordinates, which focuses on new technologies in architecture, engineering, and construction.

Twitter followers: 47,285

GlobalData influencer score: 100

2. Ralph Montague (@ralph_arcdox)

Ralph Montague is a registered architect specialising in BIM, design, project management, business development of projects. He is the co-founder and director of ArcDox, a specialist consultancy providing services to the construction industry. He is also a member of several industry groups promoting digital in design, construction, and operations.

Twitter followers: 5,517

GlobalData influencer score: 85

3. Paul Alexander Brown (@BIMCAEIcepick)

Paul Alexander Brown is a BIM consultant. He specialises in areas such as design management, assurance, aesthetics, architecture, utilities, and geographic information system (GIS), among others. He currently serves as a design consultant and director at Groomlake Design. He has been a trainer for top companies such as Bentley, Trimble, Dassault Systèmes, ADOBE, and more.

Twitter followers: 8,114

GlobalData influencer score: 84

4. Javier Alonso Madrid (@javieralonsomad)

Javier Alonso Madrid is a BIM architect and technologist currently serving as project manager of Autónomo that handles architectural projects. His specialties include project management, urban planning, and research and development, among others. He is also the CEO of the architecture and planning firms, ATANGA and TOUNGA.

Twitter followers: 3,494

GlobalData influencer score: 81

5. Ignasi Perez Arnal (@iperezarnal)

Ignasi Perez Arnal is a BIM consultant specialising in sustainable urban planning and industrialised architecture and construction. He currently serves as congress director at REBUILD, a construction company, and is the founder and partner at the professional training and coaching firm BIM Academy in Spain. He also co-created architecture and planning firm Crea.HOUSE and the congressional European BIM Summit.

Twitter followers: 5,797

GlobalData influencer score: 75

6. Paul Wilkinson (@EEPaul)

Paul Wilkinson is a technology consultant currently serving as the managing director of Limited, a public relations and communications firm. His specialties include research and analysis on SaaS construction collaborative technologies and B2B work for UK’s architectural, engineering and construction industry.

Twitter followers: 14,098

GlobalData influencer score: 71

7. Rebecca De Cicco (@becdecicco)

Rebecca De Cicco is a BIM consultant currently serving as director and manager of Digital Node, a BIM and digital consultancy firm. Her specialties include digital construction, project management, and digital engineering. She has also been associate director for architecture and planning firms including David Miller Architects and the KSS Design Group.

Twitter followers: 6,509

GlobalData influencer score: 69

8. Su Butcher (@SuButcher)

Su Butcher is a marketing consultant currently serving as director of her consultancy company Just Practising Limited, which offers consultancy services to architects and construction companies. She specialises in delivering digital and social media strategies for construction companies. She has also chaired non-profits such as the UK BIM Alliance that mobilises the BIM ecosystem.

Twitter followers: 23,462

GlobalData influencer score: 67

9. Duncan Reed (@djhreed67)

Duncan Reed is a BIM consultant currently serving as digital construction process manager at Trimble, an electrical and electronic manufacturing company. He specialises in driving digital transformation strategies for construction companies with the help of Trimble products such as TEKLA, SKETCHUP, VIEWPOINT, and more. He is also the chair of thinkBIM, a collaborative exchange network within the construction industry backed by the Leeds Beckett University.

Twitter followers: 3,888

GlobalData influencer score: 65

10. David Philp (@ThePhilpster)

David Philp is a BIM consultant currently serving as the director of BIM for EMEA at AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm. He is also the head of BIM at the UK BIM Task Group, a government funded task group established to promote the use of BIM in the construction industry. David has previously served as head of BIM at Mace Group, a consultancy and construction company.

Twitter followers: 11,253

GlobalData influencer score: 63