Gareth Parkes leads data, innovation and digital transformation projects at Sir Robert McAlpine. Gareth is passionate about helping people to make best use of organisational knowledge and finding innovative solutions to established problems and challenges.
He believes collaboration and empowering people are the best ways to make change last. Gareth moved to Sir Robert McAlpine from the Energy Institute, where he set up their Knowledge & Digital Teams and, as part of his current role, oversees the regular Project:Hack events, where teams use data to find new ways of doing things better. He studied Chemical Engineering at Nottingham and Economics & Policy at UCL. In his free time, Gareth loves travelling with his young family.