NBS, the leading global provider of technical information, specification and BIM tools has appointed Lee Jones to head up its product information team.
Formerly European BIM Manager at Ideal Standard, Lee joins the business as it continues to expand its team following a significant £31.8m investment in June of this year.
Lee will oversee development and delivery of NBS tools including NBS National BIM Library, NBS Plus and RIBA Product Selector and work closely with NBS’ manufacturer customer base in the UK, Canada and Australia.
Whilst at Ideal Standard, Lee developed his specialist skill set that saw the business become recognised internationally as leaders for its manufacturer originated BIM content.
“I’m delighted to be joining the NBS team and look forward to the challenge ahead of me to drive some significant growth across some of the best tools NBS has to offer for manufacturers,” said Lee.
Having a personal passion for data management and standardisation within the manufacturing sector, it’s great to be able to have a chance to influence some of the tools that enable this to happen. I also hope my confidence in the difference manufacturers can make to improve the quality of information available across the industry will come across in this role.”
Building on his career from technical design and design management roles in both architectural and mechanical design, as well as product design, project management and product development roles, Lee is regarded as an expert in his field on BIM, contributing to a number of industry white papers and speaking at various events.
Commenting on the appointment, COO at NBS Helen Whitfield, said: “We’re thrilled to be welcoming Lee to the team, his industry experience and insight is going to prove invaluable as we drive the business forward and aim to do better and offer more to our customers.”
NBS recently announced the launch of its first cloud-based specification platform NBS Chorus, a collaborative specification platform supporting global design and construction, aimed at those professionals who need to produce high quality specifications efficiently.
The use of cloud technology, ensures that those using the new platform have the latest software and global content at all times, improving collaboration and efficiencies across whole teams.
NBS Chorus, will help professionals like designers, architects and engineers work together, no matter where they are in the world, truly supporting global design and construction.