Ep 606: Nicola Barclay, Managing Director, Managing Director Athena Leadership Coaching and Consulting
The Built Environment Innovation Podcast
by Built Environment - Smarter Transformation
2M ago
In the final episode of this season of the Accelerate to Zero podcast on equality, diversity and inclusion, Heads of Stakeholder Engagement, Kirsty Duncan and Danielle Miller, speak to BE-ST's new board chair Nicola Barclay, about her career, challenges she's faced, and her perspective on diversity, leadership and the changing landscape of the built environment ..read more
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Ep 604: Aurora Tallon, Chair of Women Property for Central Scotland and Senior Architect at BakerHicks
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by Built Environment - Smarter Transformation
3M ago
Aurora Tallon, Chair of Women Property for Central Scotland and Senior Architect at BakerHicks joins the Accelerate to Zero podcast this week to discuss various equality, diversity and inclusion issues including maternity and paternity leave, language barriers and the benefits of a diverse workforce ..read more
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Ep 603: Richard Gwilt, Digital Construction Manager, Kier Group
The Built Environment Innovation Podcast
by Built Environment - Smarter Transformation
3M ago
Today we are taking a deeper dive into neurodiversity in the workplace. In August 2023 research from the National Federation of Builders reported that almost 40% of neurodivergent people working in construction have not told their employer about their condition. In this week's episode, we are joined by Richard Gwilt, Digital Construction Manager at Kier Group. Since being diagnosed later in life with autism, Richard has been open to sharing his experiences, exploring and recognising the talent and creativity it can offer. Sign up to the DIveIN Conference ..read more
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Ep 603: Richard Gwilt, Digital Construction Manager, Keir Group
The Built Environment Innovation Podcast
by Built Environment - Smarter Transformation
3M ago
Today we are taking a deeper dive into neurodiversity in the workplace. In August 2023 research from the National Federation of Builders reported that almost 40% of neurodivergent people working in construction have not told their employer about their condition. In this week's episode, we are joined by Richard Gwilt, Digital Construction Manager at Kier Group. Since being diagnosed later in life with autism, Richard has been open to sharing his experiences, exploring and recognising the talent and creativity it can offer. Sign up to the DIveIN Conference ..read more
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Ep 602: Michael & Pheona Matovu, Radiant and Brighter
The Built Environment Innovation Podcast
by Built Environment - Smarter Transformation
4M ago
This week's guests are Pheona and Micheal Matovu, Founders of Radiant and Brighter. They know first-hand some of the challenges ethnic minorities experience in the UK. They themselves faced unemployment after migrating to the UK due to the lack of support available to them. Together they founded Radiant and Brighter to turn their focus towards training organisations and individuals to help provide support for migrant communities in Scotland. Now, they have a long track record of brignging ED&I to large organisations. Find out more Radiant and Brighter: https://radiantandbrighter.com/ Sig ..read more
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Ep 601: Emily Carr, Design Manager, Kier Group
The Built Environment Innovation Podcast
by Built Environment - Smarter Transformation
4M ago
The Accelerate to Zero Podcast this week with a series focused on equality, diversity and inclusion within the built environment hosted by Kirsty Duncan Heads of Stakeholder Engagement at BE-ST. Our first guest is Emily Carr, design manager at Kier Construction North & Scotland, and former vice-chair of Built Environment – Smarter Transformation’s BE Change Makers. Emily is an advocate for promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in construction and recently completed the Churchill Fellowship where she investigated ongoing initiatives promoting women in Sweden's construction s ..read more
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Ep 506: Eric Duffy, Senior Director Business Development, Tenstorrent Inc
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by Built Environment - Smarter Transformation
5M ago
We wrap up our digitally focussed series of the podcast by delving into the world of artificial intelligence with Eric Duffy, Senior Director of Business Development, Tenstorrent. Tenstorrent is a next-generation computing company that builds computers for AI. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with U.S. offices in Austin, Texas, and Silicon Valley, and global offices in Belgrade and Bangalore, Tenstorrent brings together experts in the field of computer architecture, ASIC design, advanced systems, and neural network compilers ..read more
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Ep 505: Prof. Andrew Sherlock, Director of Data-Driven Manufacturing, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
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by Built Environment - Smarter Transformation
5M ago
This week we are joined by Prof. Andrew Sherlock, Director of Data-Driven Manufacturing from National Manufacturing Institute Scotland. Andrew is an engineer to trade, but has been working in AI, engineering and manufacturing throughout his career. He's interested in how we apply machine learning, AI and general data techniques to solve problems within engineering and manufacturing. Learn more about NMIS: https://www.nmis.scot ..read more
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Ep 503: Mark Baxter, Technical Director and Co-Founder at Digitalnauts
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by Built Environment - Smarter Transformation
6M ago
Listen in this week to hear from Mark Baxter Technical Director and Co-Founder at Digitalnauts. Digitalnauts make immersive technologies accessible to businesses and organisations by supporting and creating immersive experiences for deployment at scale. In the age of digital transformation, they believe immersive technologies can advance the future of work and learning. Find out more: https://www.digitalnauts.co.uk ..read more
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Ep 502: Sebastian Andraos, CEO & Founder, HAL Robotics
The Built Environment Innovation Podcast
by Built Environment - Smarter Transformation
6M ago
This week Matthew Paton is joined by Sebastian Andraos, CEO & Founder, HAL Robotics. Sebastian comes from an architectural background before moving into the world of robotics in 2013, where he aims to facilitate the adoption of digital automation within the construction, design and craft industries. Find out more about HAL Robotics ..read more
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