Wissam is the Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) Director for EllisDon Middle East. He oversees the development and implementation of new and innovative digital delivery techniques for EllisDon’s operations as part of the Project Management Consultancy (PMC) services. Bringing more than 16 years of experience in developing and executing Building Information Modeling (BIM) strategies for Design-Build-Operate projects, Wissam accumulates a wide range of skills and focused expertise within the Digital Project Delivery industry. His role involves developing roadmap strategies for the digital transformation of internal processes, bringing efficiencies, and developing innovative solutions for external clients. He supervises the use of state of the art technologies to improve the design and construction process, mastering BIM and data-driven analytics to deliver fast-track construction, design for manufacture and assembly, and enabling the smart solution strategy through a ‘Digital Twin’ to enhance the customer experience throughout the project lifecycle stages.
His career covers a wide range of projects and initiatives executed throughout North and South Americas and Middle East regions. Wissam is PMP certified and holds a master’s degree in Construction Management from Concordia University – Canada. Being a CanBIM© Professional since 2015, he is currently the International Ambassador of the association for the MENA region.