Who We Are

Our Core Team

Meet the women behind Women in BIM – our core team. Not sure who to contact? Use these links.

Rebecca De Cicco is the founder of Women in BIM. She is also the director of Digital Node, a UK based BIM Consultancy supporting the AEC industry in better understanding how BIM can positively enable them. Digital Node have clients all over the world and Rebecca's passion for diversity in the Construction Industry inspires her to continue her work with Women in BIM Globally.

Rebecca De Cicco

Founder and Global Chair

Louise Kelly is a Solutions Consultant and BIM Specialist for Invicara. Coming from a background in both Architectural and Engineering practice, along with Experience as a Project BIM Manager, and BIM Implementation Manager across many sectors of industry. Louise is passionate about the use of Digital Technologies and BIM Processes to drive change in construction.

Louise Kelly

Global Vice Chair

Vicki is a Digital Manager at Multiplex, working on digital strategy and upskilling of the business. She regularly presents at schools, colleges and universities to promote STEM and Construction to girls in education, and works hard to encourage women of all ages and experience to consider construction as a viable and rewarding career option.

Vicki Reynolds

Core Team Member - UK Lead

Katya is a thinker, not a clicker. With her work, she aims to clear architectural design and modeling of dull and repetitive tasks so that designers can dedicate all their resources to what they do best – design.

Katya has 5 years of architectural experience in various international architectural practices. She has worked in the Residential and Sports sectors but her most significant experience has been in Healthcare.

Katya Veleva

Core Team Member - Mentor Leader

Gergana has been working in the Digital Engineering team at Laing O’Rourke for five years, starting as a Graduate in 2014. She joined the company after completing the MSc BIM & Integrated Design at the University of Salford.
As a Digital Engineer, Gergana is responsible for taking BIM processes from concept to implementation in project delivery.

Gergana Staykova

Core Team Member - Attract

Nicole De Cicco works for Digital Node as the Marketing, Communications & Events Manager. Nicole is passionate about diversity in the workplace & runs all admin for the @WomeninBIM group. She joined the initiative in 2018 to help support & grow the global position of the group.

Nicole De Cicco

Core Team Member - Administration

Dr. Jenni Barrett is Director of coLAB and Senior Lecturer/Researcher at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). coLAB (www.colabnetwork.co.uk) offers training programmes, advice, and research support to construction industry organisations in the skills, policies and cultures needed to collaborate in digital environments and on BIM projects.

Jenni Barrett

Core Team Member - Education

Michelle is Head of BIM for Midas Group, responsible for leading BIM strategy & implementation across the Business. She is a chartered member of CIAT with 20 years experience working in the construction industry at both project level and strategic level and a strong advocate of collaborative working practices, processes & innovative technologies.

Michelle Cochran

Core Team Member - Role Model

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