Innovating Urban Biodiversity: Greening Our Cities with Alistair Law
Construction Big Breakfast
by Invennt
6d ago
Welcome to Innovation Deciphered, where we delve into the cutting-edge world of innovation shaping our future. In this episode, our host Brendan Morahan is joined by Alistair Law, the CEO and founder of Vertical Meadow, a pioneering organisation revolutionising the engineering sector to address biodiversity needs. Alistair's journey from a Paris balcony to a nominee for the Earthshot Prize 2024 is inspiring.   Join us as we explore how Alistair's background in engineering led him to envision a future where construction not only sustains but also enhances biodiversity. In conversation with ..read more
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Innovative Mindfulness: Unlocking Well-being for Project Success with Hedley Smyth
Construction Big Breakfast
by Invennt
2w ago
Welcome to Innovation Deciphered! In this captivating episode, host Tim engages in a riveting conversation with esteemed guest, Hedley Smyth, Emeritus Professor at UCL's Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction. With a career spanning academia and industry, Hedley brings unparalleled expertise, offering invaluable insights into project-oriented firms.   Delving deep into the realm of mindfulness and well-being in project-based industries, Hedley explores the profound implications for organisational dynamics and employee performance. Their collaborative journey, which began years ago at ..read more
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Constructing Innovation: Transforming the Construction Supply Chain with Marc Stchedroff
Construction Big Breakfast
by Invennt
1M ago
Welcome to another insightful episode of "Innovation Deciphered," where your host, Brendan Morahan, Director at Invvent, engages in an intriguing conversation with a distinguished guest, Marc Stchedroff. Marc serves as the CEO at Trade Angel Supplies Ltd and holds the position of Managing Director at The Oxford & London Building Co Ltd (OLBC), focusing on heritage buildings and consultancy within the heritage sector. In this episode, Brendan delves into Marc's remarkable journey, from a physics degree to revolutionising the delivery of Trade & DIY materials. Marc sheds light on the cha ..read more
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Innovation Unveiled: A Journey through Entrepreneurship and Visionary Leadership with Drew Ritchie
Construction Big Breakfast
by Invennt
1M ago
Welcome to an engaging episode of Innovation Deciphered, led by your host, Director of Invennt, Tim Fitch. Joining him is Drew Ritchie, a distinguished figure and the Founder and Former CEO of UPP broadband. Prepare to embark on a journey through the dynamic landscape of entrepreneurship and visionary leadership.   In this enlightening discussion, Tim and Drew delve into the depths of Drew's illustrious career spanning over three decades. From his early days as a civil engineer to his evolution into a strategic leader, Drew's insights illuminate the path to success, culminating in the acq ..read more
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Empowering Data Sharing: Exploring AI and Predictive Analytics in Construction with James Garner
Construction Big Breakfast
by Invennt
2M ago
Welcome to another enlightening episode of "Innovation Deciphered" with your host, Tim Fitch, Director at Invvent. On this episode Tim has a captivating conversation with distinguished guest, James Garner, the Global Head of Data and Insights & Analytics at GLEEDS, a Senior Director based in the London Office. James is a distinguished Fellow of the RICS, serving as the Chairman for the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence - contributing as the technical author for RICS, focusing on crucial guidance for cashflow forecasting in the construction industry. In this episode, they dive into ..read more
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Innovation Insights: Navigating AI, Organisational Dynamics, and the Future of Work with Antoine Vernet
Construction Big Breakfast
by Invennt
3M ago
Welcome to another enlightening episode of "Innovation Deciphered." Join your host, Tim Fitch, Director at Invennt, in a captivating conversation with our distinguished guest, Antoine Vernet, Associate Professor in the Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction and Director of the MSc Strategic Management of Projects.   Antoine Vernet, a seasoned researcher in Organisational Design and Social Networks, brings a wealth of expertise to the discussion. His projects delve into the impact of social networks on workplace inequality, dynamics of collaboration in hybrid work environments, and or ..read more
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Fostering Change, Collaboration and Cultural Shifts in Construction With Derek Rees & Sarah Winckless | Innovations Deciphered
Construction Big Breakfast
by Invennt
4M ago
Welcome to another insightful episode of Innovation Deciphered, where Ben Pritchard, Head of Innovation Management at Invennt, engages in a dynamic conversation with Derek Rees, Chief Executive of SECBE Ltd, and Sarah Winckless MBE, an Executive Coach and Leadership Development Specialist. Derek Rees, the driving force behind SECBE, brings a wealth of experience and understanding of the challenges in the built environment sector in London and the South East. Trained in construction management: Derek's broader knowledge of the UK was honed through his work with the Construction Industry Board ..read more
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Diversity, Inclusion, Safety: Building Tomorrow with Mark McBride-Wright | Innovation Deciphered
Construction Big Breakfast
by Invennt
5M ago
Welcome to an eye-opening episode of Innovation Deciphered, where our Director, Tim Fitch, engages in a profound discussion with Mark McBride-Wright, Chair & Co-founder of InterEngineering and Founder & Managing Director of EqualEngineers. This episode highlights the exponential importance and need for diversity, inclusion, and safety in the construction sector and what steps must be taken to achieve a future where everyone can feel represented and ultimately safe. Mark's journey began at a diversity event in construction where he recognised a stark absence of LGBTQ+ representation. Th ..read more
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Building Leadership for Innovation - The Amazon Way | With John Rossman
Construction Big Breakfast
by Invennt
6M ago
Welcome to a special online episode, beaming all the way from Seattle! In this exclusive instalment of Innovation Deciphered, our Director, Tim Fitch, takes you on a captivating journey alongside John Rossman, a former Amazon Executive and digital strategy guru. Join us as we unravel the secrets of digital success and innovation in the digital age in this unique online session, originating from the tech-savvy hub of Seattle, home to Amazon's headquarters. In this episode, John Rossman deciphers the core principles that powered Amazon's meteoric rise, providing valuable insights on customer obs ..read more
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Workplace Innovation: Shaping Tomorrow’s Office with David Maddison | Innovation Deciphered
Construction Big Breakfast
by Invennt
7M ago
Welcome to another enlightening episode of Innovation Deciphered, where our Director, Tim Fitch, takes you on a journey through the ever-evolving landscape of technology, innovation, and the workplace. Today, we are joined by a true tech enthusiast, David Maddison, Senior Sales Consultant at Abintra Consulting. In this episode, Tim and David dive deep into David's career, marked by a profound passion for technology. From his early days to his eventual journey to Abintra, David's story is a testament to the transformative power of innovation. Abintra Consulting, a pioneering force in the world ..read more
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