06 November 2018

Formerly European BIM Manager at Ideal Standard, Lee joins the business as it continues to expand its team following a significant £31.8m investment in June of this year.

Lee will oversee development and delivery of NBS tools including NBS National BIM Library, NBS Plus and RIBA Product Selector and work closely with NBS’ manufacturer customer base in the UK, Canada and Australia.

Whilst at Ideal Standard, Lee developed his specialist skill set that saw the business become recognised internationally as leaders for its manufacturer originated BIM content.

Having a personal passion for data management and standardisation within the manufacturing sector, it’s great to be able to have a chance to influence some of the tools that enable this to happen.

Lee Jones, Head of Product Information, NBS

“I’m delighted to be joining the NBS team and look forward to the challenge ahead of me to drive some significant growth across some of the best tools NBS has to offer for manufacturers,” said Lee.

Building on his career from technical design and design management roles in both architectural and mechanical design, as well as product design, project management and product development roles, Lee is regarded as an expert in his field on BIM, contributing to a number of industry white papers and speaking at various events.

Commenting on the appointment, COO at NBS Helen Whitfield, said: “We’re thrilled to be welcoming Lee to the team, his industry experience and insight is going to prove invaluable as we drive the business forward and aim to do better and offer more to our customers.”

NBS recently announced the launch of its first cloud-based specification platform NBS Chorus, a collaborative specification platform supporting global design and construction, aimed at those professionals who need to produce high quality specifications efficiently. 

The use of cloud technology, ensures that those using the new platform have the latest software and global content at all times, improving collaboration and efficiencies across whole teams.

NBS Chorus, will help professionals like designers, architects and engineers work together, no matter where they are in the world, truly supporting global design and construction.

To find out more about NBS visit www.theNBS.com



ABOUT NBS: NBS is committed to offering distinctive, innovative specification and information solutions to construction industry professionals and are proud to be leading the construction industry in its digital evolution. Our origins lie in the National Building Specification and for over 40 years we have developed and produced NBS products which support the built environment. Our NBS specification products cover construction, engineering services and landscape design.

More recently we have developed an integrated Building Information Modelling (BIM) platform that has been designed to support global design and construction. It currently has four major components:

  • NBS Bim Toolkit. BIM execution plan, roles and responsibilities.
  • NBS Create. BIM specification and knowledge platform.
  • NBS National BIM Library. BIM object library, generic and actual.
  • Construction Information Service (CIS). Standards and regulations.

CIS is delivered via a joint venture with IHS Markit. This relationship has successfully prospered for many years.

Our products are recognised as being individually effective in their own right, but via the linking of the data, classification and integration, the true power comes through these connections across the NBS BIM platform. Combining world leading technology with expert knowledge, NBS is trusted to help construction industry professionals make the best project decisions.

To find out more about NBS, visit www.theNBS.com