Will Hackney has joined PCSG Australia as Consulting Director, adding further depth and expertise to our industry-leading team.

Leveraging his 18 years of experience in the UK and Australia, Will will help meet our clients’ demands for strategic and technical advisory services which enhance the condition, performance and sustainability of their assets.

At the forefront of the development and implementation of best practice for asset information management throughout his career, Will recently supported Aurecon to become one of the first organisations globally to achieve the BSI Kitemark certification for BIM in Design to the ISO 19650-1 and ISO 19650-2 international standards.

He has also chaired the Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre (SBEnrc) for several years alongside Government, clients and universities, with a focus on enabling a digital approach across the asset lifecycle.

In the UK, Will successfully led Transport for London’s information modelling and management business change programme, spanning its multi-million-pound capital projects. He was also actively involved in many of the UK Government’s early BIM adopter projects. He has a background in civil engineering and an MSc in IT Management in Construction.

He said: “I’m delighted to join the PCSG team and look forward to working with my local and international colleagues to support clients and influence industry best practice for life-cycle information modelling and management.

“I will leverage my time and learnings across industry to help guide clients to realise value whilst navigating the nuances of digitally enabling their business, projects and workforces.”

Gavin Cotterill, Consulting Director, PCSG Australia, said: “We’re excited Will has joined us to leverage his experience across the built environment and asset lifecycle and add capacity and capability to our digital advisory services. He will play a valuable role in helping government and clients to achieve their business objectives through the use and procurement of asset data.”

Since launching in Melbourne, five years ago, PCSG has forged a position as one of the leading companies in shaping the Digital Twin narrative within the ANZ region. Through its work in developing Digital Twin strategies and business cases for Digital Twin Victoria, the Greater Hobart Digital Twin and Fonterra, PCSG pride themselves on advising clients with leading advice within the Digital Twin marketplace.

If you would like to learn more on how we are helping cities, governments and asset owners and operators with their Digital Twin programs please contact Gavin Cotterill.