Simon Evans

Digital Energy Leader & Associate Director


About Simon

Simon is the Digital Energy Leader at Arup, Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and the Delivery Team Lead for the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) National Digital Twin programme.

A technology developer and chartered mechanical engineer, Simon has a passion for the transformational applications of digital engineering, and regularly speaks on the subject at events around the world. He is the author of the Digital Twin Maturity Spectrum, and has received numerous awards for contributions to the engineering profession.

Simon’s background is in the structural/mechanical design and analysis of offshore structures for oil & gas and renewables, and he has experience of living and working internationally. He was elected to Council for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) in 2017, and is an advisor to the IMechE Trustee Board for digital transformation.

Prior to this, Simon was Director of Digital Engineering for the SNC-Lavalin Group, where he is part of the leadership team responsible for the global transformation of the +$5bn consultancy and construction group, and formed and led their Digital Twin Services business.