Head of Manufacturing and Innovation
The McAvoy Group
Subject: Digitising Offsite Construction - featuring the new passenger terminal at Dublin Airport
David Clark heads up the innovation team for The McAvoy Group, one of the UK’s leading offsite construction specialists.
As Head of Manufacturing and Innovation, he is responsible for managing the move towards digital construction and offsite technologies. His vision is to embed innovation across the business to meet the needs of McAvoy’s diverse customer base.
In a fast-paced world of technological change, David has led McAvoy to achieve its goal of BIM Level 2 accreditation – the first offsite specialist to attain this certification. His aim is to achieve even greater levels of digital information, including data-rich 3D building models. This will ensure that McAvoy remains at the forefront of the ‘digital revolution’ in the offsite sector and the wider construction industry across the UK and Ireland.
He has 20 years of experience in construction and joined McAvoy in 2012. His design expertise is combined with a deep understanding of digital solutions, which can provide 3D data for both clients and the building manufacture and delivery processes.
David has a BSc in Manufacturing Management and an MSc in BIM and Project Management from Queen’s University Belfast. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge of the fast-changing world of digital construction.
McAvoy is an independent, family-owned business and an established principal contractor. The Group has been providing bespoke offsite solutions and interim modular buildings for nearly 50 years. It delivers fast track projects of the highest quality for the health, education, residential, commercial and infrastructure sectors, with less impact on the environment and greater assurance of completion on time and on budget.