Adrian Malleson

Adrian Malleson

Head of Research, Analysis and Forecasting at NBS

With over ten years’ experience in the construction industry, Adrian has carried out a range of research within the sector, publishing a number of industry reports, including the NBS National BIM Report, the NBS Sustainability Survey, and the National Construction Contracts and Law Report. Leading a specialist research team, he has also carried out a number of research projects for construction product manufacturers, leading software vendors and for the UK Government as well as for the RIBA and NBS.

In collaboration with BSI, Adrian has lead a UK Innovate project into the persistent identification of construction products and is a member of the ISO/TC 59 Task Group on digital IDs and the BSI CB/003 Construction Products Committee.

He is chair of the RIBA NBS Economics Panel, and a regular contributor to the RIBA Journal and other professional publications.

Adrian has also worked extensively with UN Habitat and the Foreign and Commonwealth office to deliver the UK Government’s Future Cities Programme.

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23 October 2018 | by

We look at some of the real issues the construction industry faces, and how digitisation can help address them.

01 August 2018 | by

If you don’t know exactly which products are in a design, and exactly which products are in the subsequent completed building, there can be significant trouble ahead

28 November 2016 | by

Adrian Malleson takes the temperature of a UK construction industry mulling its post-Brexit future, six months on, distilling the responses to our second survey on the historic referendum on EU membership.

01 April 2014 | by

The first International BIM Survey, carried out by NBS and international partners, has revealed that UK consultants who do not adopt Building Information Modelling (BIM) could struggle to secure overseas work.

01 December 2013 | by

We chart the recent economic course of the European construction industry and its likely development in the years to come.

01 October 2013 | by

A summary of findings from the NBS National Construction Contracts and Law Survey 2013 and a free download of the full report.

01 January 2013 | by

We wanted to test whether the buildingSMART IFC file format was capable of supporting the creation of COBie datasets and we did this by running a trial with a number of Tier 1 contractors.

01 November 2012 | by

We want to hear your views to help compile the NBS National BIM Survey 2013.

01 June 2012 | by

From March to April 2012, we at NBS ran our first survey about contracts and legal issues within the UK construction industry.