Clive Billiald

Chief Executive | buildingSMART International Ltd.

As CEO of buildingSMART International, Clive leads the global buildingSMART community. buildingSMART’s role is to develop and support open digital ways of working and open standards for the global built environment, creating a more productive and sustainable sector. buildingSMART is a technology neutral, not-for-profit organisation with 30 national Chapters around the world.

Clive's career has centred on the leadership of complex programmes within the engineering, technology and construction sectors, for both central government and private industry. He has acted as the asset owner for multi-billion € portfolios, delivered first-of-a-kind engineering and construction projects, and led the transformation and reform of national-level organisations responsible for programme planning and management.

Ambition at the WEF in Davos, which challenges and supports companies in being more strategic, and transformative in how they run their businesses to deliver on the 2030 Agenda and build on the ESG framework. SDG Ambition will challenge companies to set bolder goals aligned with their purpose, governance and strategy - and address barriers to speed and scale - with enterprise-wide integration that hardwires the SDGs into business management, business processes, and information technology landscapes. The first ambition launched was Business Ambition for 1.5 C. This ambition challenges companies to take bold action to redefine business models to limit the global temperature and mitigate climate change, which will require integration of new functionalities and datasets within the existing enterprise software for businesses to become sustainable enterprises. This includes carbon accounting across the value chain, carbon ledger approach, calculation of high-level carbon footprint, and more.

She was also recently listed as one of the Top 100 Women of the Future by Mission Impact in their book by the same title. Ann's mission is to build intentional and purpose-driven partnerships to lay a robust foundation for a more sustainable future.