Mike Hinchliffe works as a Virtual Design and Construction specialist for the DPW Group. The DPW Group is a BIM and Project Management consultancy firm operating in the UK and Ireland. After graduating with a Masters Civil Engineer from Loughborough University and working as a planner for several years on major projects including High Speed 2 and Crossrail, Mike’s passion for technology saw him explore the uses of BIM in planning specifically 4D software tools. Since then Mike has developed expertise in driving value from models through 4D to support Design, Construction and Health and Safety. He has a wide variety of experience of using 4D, deploying it within several construction sectors from student accommodation, data centres and rail. Mike has given several talks on 4D planning including presenting at the Railway Civil Engineers Association and Digital Construction Week.