About Us

bimco is a BIM + Digital Engineering services consultancy that provides BIM Management, support, standards, content and training for Architectural, Design and Engineering firms.

Our services are delivered remotely making them accessible and flexible to work with the dynamic nature of the modern working environment.

Our Team

We are proud of our experienced multidisciplinary team of BIM Managers, BIM Specialists, Architects and Content Developers. Our team has an established understanding of BIM requirements of Architectural and Design firms in design, documentation, standards, management and efficient modelling practice for delivering quality BIM projects.

If you're looking to join our dynamic team of professionals, head over to our Careers page where we have more info on what it means to be part of bimco.

Brad Strauss

BIM Manager

M Arch UNSW
B App Sci Arch UC

With a passion for integrating design with efficient workflows, Brad found his calling in BIM.

As the BIM Manager for ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects, he has experience leading firms into the new era as a manager, trainer, content developer and documenter.

His background in architecture and documentation gives him a solid grounding for effectively managing high quality BIM deliverables.

Brad is an active contributor to the BIM community as a founding committee member of Melbourne's BIM group MelBIM, industry speaker at RMIT and part of the Course Advisory Committee - Associate Degree of Applied Technologies (BIM).

Rachel Strauss

BIM Manager

M Arch UON
M Cultural Heritage Deakin
B App Sci Arch UC

Rachel brings a unique combination of documentation, heritage, technology and people skills to the BIM profession.  Her career spans the residential, commercial and education sectors where she has firsthand experience documenting and modelling using Revit and ArchiCAD platforms.

Rachel is a Melbourne regional lead for Women in BIM and part of an industry steering committee with the Box Hill Institute to achieve course accreditation for a new state government funded Advanced Diploma in BIM.

David MacLeod

BIM Manager

Dip Building Design & Technology RMIT
B Arts / Science University of Melbourne
B Fine Arts (Hons) Victorian College of the Arts

David's previous experience implementing and managing BIM systems will bolster bimco's collective knowledge and capacity to support our clients.  David's understanding of BIM is informed by his work leading complex projects through to construction and managing key stakeholders.

Coming on as a BIM Manager, David will be tasked with providing fresh insight and experience into bimco’s full suite of services including management, content, training standards and support.

With an education in Arts and Design, David has an appreciation for design outcomes and leveraging BIM software to achieve them.

James Taylor

BIM Content Developer

James has experience building quality BIM objects for various designers and manufacturers in the AEC industry.  Basic and complex parametric Revit content are made with a strong attention to detail.

James researches content with reference to AS, NCC and publications such as the Metric Planning Handbook so he can incorporate smarts such as clearance zones and build quality, practical content to industry standards.

Dipika Wagle

BIM Content Developer

M Engg (Research) Swinburne UT
B Arch (Hons) Tribhuvan University

Dipika has a strong foundation in thorough research with the publication of numerous papers including her recent journal titled Strategies for Minimizing Building Energy Performance Gaps between Design Intent and the Reality.

She has a keen interest in Energy Performance Analysis and its application using BIM Technology in the industry.

She applies strong attention to detail and thorough researched methodologies to create intelligent and sophisticated BIM content.

Tom Wong

BIM Content Developer

B Arch Comp UNSW
GDip Education Excelsia College

Through dedication to the profession, Tom has positioned himself as a lead Content Developer within Australia and brings practical, tested wisdom to the BIM Content strategy at bimco.

He has experience working as a National Content Coordinator within large Architectural practice and an applied understanding of strategies for developing and implementing some of the industry's best content + support in BIM systems.

Tom has been awarded the most outstanding graduand within Architectural Computing and has obtained a Graduate Diploma in Education making him skilled in both the understanding and teaching of BIM concepts to bimco clients.

Nick Wilkinson

BIM Coordinator

Adv Dip of Bldg Design (Arch) RMIT

Nick has worked in the AEC industry for many years working on project types ranging from residential, education, public housing, aged care and conservation works. As a BIM Coordinator, he enjoys the opportunities BIM presents particularly in researching new design tools + methods to assist in Digital Engineering deliverables for improving project outcomes.

With a dedication to growing and developing skills, Nick also teaches Revit at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) to students undertaking the Advanced Diploma of Building Design course.

 

Naomi Bowers

BIM Coordinator

M of BIM Management UWA (In progress)
B Design (Arch) Deakin

Being process driven and diligent by nature, BIM was always a good fit for Naomi. She seeks to automate rather than manually perform tasks and continuously looks for efficiencies in processes. She has a passion for BIM and believes that it has a core role in the success of projects in the construction industry.

Naomi assists bimco’s clients in the delivery of construction projects via supporting, training and advising them in methods of modelling and handling data strategically and efficiently.

To further her BIM skills, Naomi is currently studying a Masters of BIM Management to compliment her background in architecture and documentation.

 

Sarah Reilly

Personal Assistant

MBA, Swinburne UT
Grad. Cert. of Business (EA), Swinburne UT

With a procedural, structured and organised personality, Sarah assists the bimco team to deliver on our promises and make sure the details of tasks are captured and actioned effectively. As the Personal Assistant for Brad and Rachel, she bolsters their capacity freeing them up for greater client engagement and involvement in the technical aspects of bimco’s services.

Whilst assisting the team to deliver excellent customer support, Sarah also inducts new clients, monitors support enquiries and maintains training materials and standards databases.

Sarah is equipped with a Graduate Certificate in Business (Executive Administration), a Diploma of Project Management and a Diploma of Public Relations and actively seeks continuous learning to add to her repertoire of skills.