Executive Committee, Region Chairman, Asia
Richard Kuppusamy is a chartered British Architect with more than 18 years of experience in the AEC industry with projects across Europe to Asia.. He graduated from the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, with a Masters in Architecture and Urban Design in 2001.
After practicing in the UK for over 10 years; Richard returned to Singapore to join acclaimed architectural practice, WOHA Architects. In 2017 he joined Lendlease, as the Head of Digital Integration where he leads the implementation of innovation in digital technology and processes through BIM/VDC from design, construction through to facility management.
As an early adopter of BIM with over 10 years’ experience in BIM implementation and strategic planning Richard brings unique insights to create additional value in successful project delivery. Understanding commercial interests, processes, regulatory requirements and technical mechanics to implement BIM at both organization and project level from design to construction.
In his commitment to open collaboration to advance the industries adoption of BIM/VDC; Richard has contributed to the development of the Building Construction Authority, Singapore BIM Guide and lectures at the BCA Academy on BIM Management and Legal & Contractual matters.