Terry Stocks, a director at Faithful+Gould, part of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has become a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), in the New Year Honours list for his pioneering work as one of the UK’s leading experts on building information modelling (BIM).
A chartered structural and civil engineer with more than 40 years’ experience in the construction industry, Terry has been recognised with the honour for his services to construction innovation in both the public and private sectors.
Terry, from London, joined the Faithful+Gould team in 2015 where he has been at the forefront of delivering innovation across a number of key government accounts, including Dept. for Education, the Ministry of Justice and the Dept. for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.
Previously he was at the Ministry of Justice for 24 years, where he led on the UK Government’s first BIM projects (HMP Cookham Wood) and the cross-government departmental delivery of the UK BIM Mandate, as part of the UK BIM Task Force.
He has also chaired both the Government BIM Working Group attended by Govt Depts, large UK infrastructure providers and local government representatives, as well as the UK Cabinet Office New Forms of Construction Procurement Group, developing and implementing collaborative procurement models across UK Government departments.
Following the announcement Terry, who is married with three children, said it was a real privilege to be awarded with the MBE.
“I have been lucky to work for some great organisations, such as the MoJ, and Faithful+Gould/ Atkins, along with some great people as well – too many to mention!
“I have always worked to try to make a difference, so to be recognised in this way is a real high point. But I fully intend to carry on, with more of the same. Working with excellent people to deliver excellent outcomes is extremely motivating.”
James Butler, UK and Europe managing director at Faithful+Gould said:
“All of us at Faithful+Gould offer our congratulations to Terry for this thoroughly deserved award.
“He has been integral in delivering innovation and efficiencies for our clients in a crucial sector for our organisation, drawing on a huge amount of experience from a career spanning over 40 years. It’s a great start to the year to see that body of work being recognised in this way.”