Shimon Hirano is the BIM Lead for Mesh Consulting, an innovative Building Services and BIM consultancy based in Auckland. He has experience working for engineering consultancies of different sizes and business structures. He has first hand experience in facing everyday digital and technological challenges through changing landscape of design consultancy.
As a professional Shimon has experience in projects across Australia and New Zealand ranging from $3 billion hospital, Housing New Zealand projects to International Airports. As a BIM Manager Shimon has been directly responsible for developing organisation capabilities, recruitment and training future BIM professionals.
Shimon has been working and researching various industry design consultancy business models, in which how each model assimilate digital technologies. His experience relates to what disruption and impact to business of what technology brings, and the effect of digital transformation risking the role of human element.