Kevin enjoys challenging traditional thinking and working with clients to define what digital twin means to them and making them consider what digital twin could be. His broad sector and project experience puts him at the forefront to provide the resulting imperative leading edge solutions.
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Director of Internet of Things and Digital Twin
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Digital twin, project controls, internet of things, control systems, automation
In what he describes as the most exciting time for UK infrastructure since the first industrial revolution, director for internet of things and digital twin, Kevin Reeves, is playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of our industry. Following a career in industrial automation where he designed, developed and commissioned complex control systems to automate industrial processes, the keen mountain biker has turned his attention to Costain’s digital transformation activities. A member of the Institute of engineering and technology as well as Association for project management.
How Kevin is working towards setting the global standard for digital twin
Kevin enjoys challenging traditional thinking and working with clients to define what digital twin means to them and making them consider what digital twin could be. His broad sector and project experience puts him at the forefront to provide the resulting imperative leading edge solutions. Shaping the national digital transformation agenda is a result of collaborative efforts between government, academia and industry. Kevin is taking a lead in growing industry collaboration, with the hope of driving the UK towards a centre of excellence and setting the global standard for digital twin.
How integrated project controls are key to digital twin success
Digital Twin is about joining up information across an enterprise to gain new insight and Kevin believes integrated project controls are key to making this a success. As a result of digital transformation changing some roles within project controls, a number of opportunities are presented to enhance the capability. The key to success according to Kevin is for the project controls community to set the business drivers and outcomes for this transformation, thinking in advance about what skills will be needed to shape new roles within the discipline.