Hesham Gamal Gaafar
Digital Twin & GIS Manager, Gleeds, Egypt
Hesham dedicates his career to helping the AECO sector leverage geospatial technologies to develop its processes. Recently, Hesham has been listed as AEC GIS Hero by ESRI and Autodesk has recognized him as BIM Hero in the BIM Coordinators Summit 2022. Also, he is certified as BIM Informed professional by the British Research Establishment. He is investing his programming skills to build digital twin systems to help achieve data-driven design sustainability for the built environment. Meanwhile, he dedicated his research to his master's degree for using geo-statistics and data analysis in preconstruction studies. Hesham is known for pioneering integrating GIS with BIM and other technologies like IoT, cloud computing, digital realities and business intelligence to enhance the project's processes. In addition to participating in multiple mega projects in the middle east and overseas, he focuses on information sharing through different online and offline channels.