nicoleta panagiotidou

Nicoleta is the founder and director of BIM Design Hub and an Autodesk Certified Instructor. She actively supports digital skills development in the construction industry, promoting ISO 19650 BIM courses and Autodesk BIM-based training. She is also the creator of the blog Breakwithanarchitect, a blog dedicated to BIM and digital construction.


Nicoleta is an architect with more than 15 years of experience on a wide range of projects, from inception to completion and specializes in Sustainable Design, with an MSc from the University of Edinburgh. She is currently researching a Ph.D. in BIM, in UCL in London. In addition to project management and design experience, she has developed expertise in the implementation of BIM standards, and the integration of technology into multidisciplinary design workflows.

Marios Messios is an Architect Engineer and the Co-Founder and CEO of Studio 3DX | Real-time BIM coordination. He studies and works to improve architectural innovation in smart cities and more specifically, Building Information Modeling with the use of Geospatial data, through all the phases of an architectural project. His primary focus is on web-based collaborative systems that bring the architect's team, the owner, and the surrounding community closer, for a collective and mindful architecture, that benefits and improves all stakeholders' decision making.

Alex Gkiokas

Alex is a chartered Civil Engineer (CEng CWEM) and Project Manager (PMP) with 12 years of water industry experience in the UK, Middle East and South-East Europe. Alex has got a broad understanding of the project lifecycle and asset management. In addition to traditional water investment planning and design experience, he has developed expertise in digital applications which facilitate the digital transformation of the civil infrastructure space and drive data-based decision making across the whole lifecycle.


Alex currently works (on behalf of Mott MacDonald Bentley) as the Asset information manager in Anglian Water's Strategic Pipeline Alliance (SPA). He is responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the SPA Asset Information Management System, a critical component of the programme's Common Data Environment (CDE) and digital twin.

Alexandros Galatoulas holds an MEng degree in Civil Engineering from the City University and an MSc degree in Construction Economics and Management. He is also a Certified Passive House Designer -CPHD and a Living Future Accredited-LFA professional. His project experience spans in all RIBA stages (0 to 7), with emphasis to stages 0 to 5 and includes refurbishment, infrastructure and building projects.


He is currently the Managing Director of XYZ Management Consulting, a venture with the vision to test and redefine the "business as-usual" norm. His work is focused on the built environment regeneration and zero-carbon design solutions with an emphasis on asset management and COBie implementation, in line with ISO19650.

alex galatoulas
Collaborate to innovate course

Michael is the owner and director of Nile BIM Consulting (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. in Ningbo, China. The company provides BIM consulting services through the integration of state-of-the-art technology in order to create a lean management approach for customers in digital construction.

Michael studied both Business Administration (University of Liverpool) and Civil Engineering (University of Nottingham) and is currently a student at the University of Nottingham in the MSc Geospatial Engineering in the Building Information Modelling program.