Ian Kennedy
BA(Hons) BArch RIBA

Ian is a Partner at Ryder and leads the Technologies group which works closely with the BIM Academy team. Ian is responsible for technical design delivery and best practice across the Ryder offices. With over 30 years in the construction industry, Ian has a wide range of experience across building types and sectors including civic, office, education, residential, healthcare and manufacturing. Recent notable projects include Newcastle City Library, Grade 2* Manchester Central Library a pioneering BIM exemplar project, University of Manchester Library and Grade 1 Newcastle Central Station. Ian studied at the University of Liverpool, graduating in 1980, and is a member of the Royal Society of Arts. He builds strong relationships and is passionate about delivering quality architecture and all that incorporates. A passionate advocate of digital tools as enablers of excellent design, He enjoys visiting buildings of significant architectural worth, skiing, football, building furniture and working in his allotment.