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An NBS Chorus package created specifically for practices working on smaller works and projects

Perfect for design teams to view and annotate NBS specifications within their own modelling environment

A package created specifically for consultancies that write preliminaries

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Download sample specifications and see what's possible with NBS Chorus

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NBS Chorus Plans and features Small works Designer New Preliminaries Book a demo Sign in to NBS Chorus NBS Source Browse by category Browse by manufacturer For manufacturers Go to NBS Source Uniclass Articles and updates Specifying with Uniclass Feedback and Support Find a code Other tools Construction Information Service (CIS) Plug-ins New Digital Plan of Work New

Resources

Knowledge Case studies Authors Updates Reports Digital Construction Report Sustainable Futures Report Resources Sample Specifications New Financial Summary Sustainable Specification Guides New Whitepaper

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Our team

At NBS, our team is made up of talented industry experts working together to cultivate a great culture while helping us grow as individuals, a team, and a business.

Setting the tone from the top

We are committed to creating an engaging workplace that enables everyone to perform at their best, with employee health and well-being being paramount. Living our company values is for everyone, and the importance of leading by example is fully recognised in developing a solid foundation. 

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Russell Haworth

CEO, Byggfakta Group UK

Russell is the CEO of Byggfakta Group UK, which includes NBS, Glenigan and CIS. His role is to set the strategy and lead the Group to grow by a combination of organic investments and acquisitions. He has been in the data, information, and technology market for two decades, and has written a book with Forbes on Digital Transformation. Outside of work, he enjoys biking and golf, and spends most weekends doing neither, as he’s also quite handy at driving his two young sons to sports matches.

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Russell Haworth

CEO, Byggfakta Group UK

Russell is the CEO of Byggfakta Group UK, which includes NBS, Glenigan and CIS. His role is to set the strategy and lead the Group to grow by a combination of organic investments and acquisitions. He has been in the data, information, and technology market for two decades, and has written a book with Forbes on Digital Transformation. Outside of work, he enjoys biking and golf, and spends most weekends doing neither, as he’s also quite handy at driving his two young sons to sports matches.

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Paul Basey

Finance Director, Byggfakta Group UK

Paul heads up the finance team and has responsibility for all aspects of reporting, compliance, budgeting, and forecasting. Beginning his career at Price Waterhouse, he’s accumulated a wealth of experience in privately owned, PE backed and listed companies. He holds a private pilot’s licence and is a keen motorcyclist. Most of his spare time these days is taken up following his daughter’s rowing and son’s footballing exploits.

Paul Basey

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Paul Basey

Finance Director, Byggfakta Group UK

Paul heads up the finance team and has responsibility for all aspects of reporting, compliance, budgeting, and forecasting. Beginning his career at Price Waterhouse, he’s accumulated a wealth of experience in privately owned, PE backed and listed companies. He holds a private pilot’s licence and is a keen motorcyclist. Most of his spare time these days is taken up following his daughter’s rowing and son’s footballing exploits.

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Helen Frame

Director of Product, Byggfakta Group UK

Helen’s role is to ensure product strategy and roadmaps are aligned to business objectives. She led on the commercialisation of transitioning NBS offerings to the SaaS propositions, NBS Chorus and Source. Previously, Helen spent 12 years at Sage managing product portfolios, across multiple routes to market, with revenue responsibilities of over £20m. Outside of work, Helen loves to put on her trainers and go for a run, as well as spend quality time with her family.

Helen Frame

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Helen Frame

Director of Product, Byggfakta Group UK

Helen’s role is to ensure product strategy and roadmaps are aligned to business objectives. She led on the commercialisation of transitioning NBS offerings to the SaaS propositions, NBS Chorus and Source. Previously, Helen spent 12 years at Sage managing product portfolios, across multiple routes to market, with revenue responsibilities of over £20m. Outside of work, Helen loves to put on her trainers and go for a run, as well as spend quality time with her family.

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Charlie Jones

Technology Director, Byggfakta Group UK

Charlie oversees product technology for the companies in the Byggfakta UK group and is responsible for their development and delivery. He has over 25 years’ experience to deliver large scale Internet products and services. Since joining NBS in 2016 he led the development of our new generation of SaaS products NBS Chorus and Source. Outside work Charlie loves to travel to far flung parts of the world and get as far off-grid as possible.

Charlie Jones

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Charlie Jones

Technology Director, Byggfakta Group UK

Charlie oversees product technology for the companies in the Byggfakta UK group and is responsible for their development and delivery. He has over 25 years’ experience to deliver large scale Internet products and services. Since joining NBS in 2016 he led the development of our new generation of SaaS products NBS Chorus and Source. Outside work Charlie loves to travel to far flung parts of the world and get as far off-grid as possible.

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Chris Slinn

Managing Director - Specifier Division

Chris focuses on providing SAAS based solutions for Architects, Engineers, and contractors. He has been investing and leading technology companies in the construction sector for 15 years. As well as many other attributes, he has considerable experience in analysing business requirements and providing best practice solutions for customers. Outside of the office, Chris loves to travel, ski and spend time with friends and family.

Chris Slinn

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Chris Slinn

Managing Director - Specifier Division

Chris focuses on providing SAAS based solutions for Architects, Engineers, and contractors. He has been investing and leading technology companies in the construction sector for 15 years. As well as many other attributes, he has considerable experience in analysing business requirements and providing best practice solutions for customers. Outside of the office, Chris loves to travel, ski and spend time with friends and family.

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Robin Cordy

Managing Director - Supplier Division

Robin heads up all activities relating to manufacturers and suppliers of construction products. With over 20 years' experience in the digital space Robin has delivered services ranging from e-commerce platforms to global digital strategy and has worked from brands such as Audi, Deloitte, the BBC and Virgin Money. Robin is a keen surfer in his spare time and can be regularly spotted enjoying the waves from the North-East coast's spectacular beaches.

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Robin Cordy

Managing Director - Supplier Division

Robin heads up all activities relating to manufacturers and suppliers of construction products. With over 20 years' experience in the digital space Robin has delivered services ranging from e-commerce platforms to global digital strategy and has worked from brands such as Audi, Deloitte, the BBC and Virgin Money. Robin is a keen surfer in his spare time and can be regularly spotted enjoying the waves from the North-East coast's spectacular beaches.

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Paul Moskwa

Operations Director

Paul is responsible for day-to-day Operations across NBS and Glenigan including all aspects of IT, HR, Facilities and Legal, to ensure we’re delivering the best in consistent shared services. He has spent most of his career in the Human Capital Management field, delivering to a huge range of customers from SMEs to household names and multinational financial institutions. Outside of work, Paul enjoys time with his family, and grabbing a round or two of golf.

Paul Moskwa

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Paul Moskwa

Operations Director

Paul is responsible for day-to-day Operations across NBS and Glenigan including all aspects of IT, HR, Facilities and Legal, to ensure we’re delivering the best in consistent shared services. He has spent most of his career in the Human Capital Management field, delivering to a huge range of customers from SMEs to household names and multinational financial institutions. Outside of work, Paul enjoys time with his family, and grabbing a round or two of golf.

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Tina Pringle

Director of Technical Information

Tina has overall responsibility for global NBS technical content, classification, and standards, ensuring the technical content in NBS platforms fits the needs of industry and the up-and-coming developments in the AEC industry. Prior to NBS she worked in master planning, estate management and capital project development for construction both as the client and as a consultant. Outside of work, Tina loves horse riding and cooking for friends and family.

Tina Pringle

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Tina Pringle

Director of Technical Information

Tina has overall responsibility for global NBS technical content, classification, and standards, ensuring the technical content in NBS platforms fits the needs of industry and the up-and-coming developments in the AEC industry. Prior to NBS she worked in master planning, estate management and capital project development for construction both as the client and as a consultant. Outside of work, Tina loves horse riding and cooking for friends and family.

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Dr Stephen Hamil

Innovation Director

Stephen first started working on NBS products in 1999 and has worked on all the major NBS software developments. He was project lead for the UK Government’s digital plan of work and classification ‘pillar’ of the level-2 BIM framework. He has also worked on European and British Standards committees and contributed to UK Building Regulation developments. Outside work Stephen is a keen runner competing at club level in races from 1500m up to marathons.

Dr Stephen Hamil

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Dr Stephen Hamil

Innovation Director

Stephen first started working on NBS products in 1999 and has worked on all the major NBS software developments. He was project lead for the UK Government’s digital plan of work and classification ‘pillar’ of the level-2 BIM framework. He has also worked on European and British Standards committees and contributed to UK Building Regulation developments. Outside work Stephen is a keen runner competing at club level in races from 1500m up to marathons.

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Kate Nichol

Head of Human Resources

Kate heads up the HR team leading on activity across the employee lifecycle. She’s a Chartered Member of the CIPD (MCIPD) and since 2002, has supported the creation and development of the HR department based in Newcastle, and helped the business evolve and successfully implement its ambitious plans. Outside of work, Kate loves the outdoors, big skies, and great scenery hiking in the countryside with her family and Gatsby the Corgi.

Kate Nichol

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Kate Nichol

Head of Human Resources

Kate heads up the HR team leading on activity across the employee lifecycle. She’s a Chartered Member of the CIPD (MCIPD) and since 2002, has supported the creation and development of the HR department based in Newcastle, and helped the business evolve and successfully implement its ambitious plans. Outside of work, Kate loves the outdoors, big skies, and great scenery hiking in the countryside with her family and Gatsby the Corgi.

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Phil Scott

Director of Software Delivery

Phil leads the teams building our software platforms. He is an expert in QA and is passionate about creating and providing customers with high-quality services. He’s been at NBS for over 10 years and has been involved in almost every major initiative. He also forms part of the Cloud Leadership Committee at Tech UK where he provides strategic input to UK cloud computing initiatives. A keen hiker he has just completed Annapurna & Machu Picchu trails.

Phil Scott

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Phil Scott

Director of Software Delivery

Phil leads the teams building our software platforms. He is an expert in QA and is passionate about creating and providing customers with high-quality services. He’s been at NBS for over 10 years and has been involved in almost every major initiative. He also forms part of the Cloud Leadership Committee at Tech UK where he provides strategic input to UK cloud computing initiatives. A keen hiker he has just completed Annapurna & Machu Picchu trails.

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Neil Thompson

Sales Director

Neil leads the Sales and Customer Support Teams within the Supplier Division. He started his career on ICI’s Commercial Graduate Scheme and has held Senior Sales, Marketing and Product Management positions predominantly in the construction sector, more recently as Sales & Marketing Director at Constructionline. He holds an MBA and a CIM Diploma in Marketing. Neil is passionate about sport, is a former county cricketer and now coaches on a voluntary basis.

Neil Thompson

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Neil Thompson

Sales Director

Neil leads the Sales and Customer Support Teams within the Supplier Division. He started his career on ICI’s Commercial Graduate Scheme and has held Senior Sales, Marketing and Product Management positions predominantly in the construction sector, more recently as Sales & Marketing Director at Constructionline. He holds an MBA and a CIM Diploma in Marketing. Neil is passionate about sport, is a former county cricketer and now coaches on a voluntary basis.

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Mat Sadler

VP - Americas

Mat heads up the North American operations for NBS and has worked as a leader in the global Information Technology industry for over twenty years leading sales, marketing, services and operation teams in large corporate, broader public sector and SMB markets. He has a passion for developing start-up companies and delivering success into new markets. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, golfing and hockey.

Mat Sadler

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Mat Sadler

VP - Americas

Mat heads up the North American operations for NBS and has worked as a leader in the global Information Technology industry for over twenty years leading sales, marketing, services and operation teams in large corporate, broader public sector and SMB markets. He has a passion for developing start-up companies and delivering success into new markets. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, golfing and hockey.

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