BIM Services Manager
Neels has 23 years’ experience in AEC industry coming from South Africa with a B.Arch(Hons) degree in Architectural Management. He has 17 years’ experience in BIM software training and implementation, leading the modelling team in 2 major projects in Dubai one being the Atlantis on the Palm Island.
Neels and his family spent 3 years in South Korea, Neels doing Architectural lecturing and Christian mission work. After 3 years in the Far East, Neels and his family come to New Zealand in 2011. Joining a local reseller based in Christchurch for Trimble being the National Accounts Manager to market penetrate BIM Field solutions for Trimble and becoming a Scan to BIM and BIM to field Specialist.
In that time, utilising point cloud scanners and their deliverables to the max post-earthquake with a local survey company in Christchurch working on the very litigious cases to solve them with the greatest of ease using scanning technology and also helping develop Architectural deliverables beyond the standard dwg and pdf deliverables.
Neels is currently busy with his Masters in BIM Management and driving the BIM implementation on the South Island with Hawkins a tier 1 construction company.