Shannon Thomas is the executive manager for Australia’s National BIM-MEP AUS initiative run through the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors Association of Australia (AMCA).
Shannon has a Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management) with Honours from Monash University and completed postgraduate studies in Design Science (Building Services) at the University of Sydney.
With previous professional experience in a number of roles within the automotive industry, Shannon has a particular interest in using his knowledge in Design, Continuous Improvement, Change Management, Six Sigma, and Lean Principals as applied to the life cycle of projects, to help guide the implementation and successful adoption of the national BIM-MEP AUS initiative within the construction industry’s exciting and evolving Digital Engineering / BIM space.
Shannon was part of the steering committees for the ABAB (Australasian BIM Advisory Board) technical working group and Box Hill Institute’s BIM Qualification program. Shannon currently sits on the Australian BIM Academic Forum (ABAF) steering committee to help guide BIM education and adoption in Australia.