BIM & Digital Platforms Manager, Tata Steel
Alex Small is the BIM & Digital Platforms manager at Tata Steel Europe. This role involves the delivery of product information (data and objects) for Tata Steel’s European businesses as well as the digital reach and interlock of the business through its data. Although starting with product-specific data, Alex’s role is now looking at ways in which a wide-ranging array of data might be linked to physical products (through Digital Twins) to add value for product traceability, circular economy and digital construction as a whole. Alex is involved in work for the UK BIM Alliance and is part of their Product Data Working Group, he also represents worldsteel and UK steel in BIM standards committees. He is an active member of Constructing Excellence - chairing their manufacturing, technology and offsite theme group. Alex is a keen advocate for structured data, IoT, DfMA, offsite construction and an integrated, digital, built environment.