May Winfield, Buro Happold
May Winfield
Global Director of Commercial, Legal and Digital Risks
Buro Happold

May is the Global Director of Commercial, Legal and Digital Risks at international engineering firm, BuroHappold. May is a senior construction lawyer of over 19 years’ experience and is recognised as a leading legal specialist in digital and construction technology. May has co-authored various documents in this field, including industry standard contract templates and guidance. She is one of the co-authors of the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s Digital Twins Roadmap and Digital Twins Toolkit Report, and a member of the Working Group for version 2 of the UK Government’s Construction Playbook. May won Best Woman in Construction Law in the Women in Construction and Engineering Awards 2020, was named as one of the Construction Idols by London Build 2022, and most recently won the Compliance Innovator award at the highly regarded Lexology European Counsel Awards 2023.