David Owens, WSP
David Owens
Head of Digital Engineering

David Owens is a seasoned Digital Engineering and BIM leader with over 20 years of experience in the highways, rail, and naturals resource markets. With over a decade of expertise in driving digital transformation and implementing innovative engineering solutions on major infrastructure projects. As Head of Digital Engineering at WSP, David leads digital initiatives, enhancing productivity, and project delivery through advanced technologies and BIM practices. His notable projects include the M25 Widening, A556 Knutsford to Bowdon, and the Smart Motorway Programme Alliance. He has disrupted traditional design models with automation and digital strategies, leading to significant productivity gains. He was central to the National Highways BIM programme, setting industry standards and is recognised for his leadership in PMO, design management, and data-driven asset management. David's work continues to set benchmarks in the digital transformation of infrastructure projects.