Oliver is taking part in The Legal & General Real Assets Cycle to MIPIM 2017 which is raising funds for Club Peloton
"100 riders, 6 days, 1500km, London to Cannes...
If my passion, enthusiasm and interest in the sport of cycling could elevate me to the ranks of the pro cycling elite then surely I would be there…but instead I took forward a career in construction, starting out in Architectural practice where I developed an appetite for understanding better business management solutions, digitisation and how we can change the culture of the construction industry.
Now, as an Associate Director at BIM Technologies, I work on Client led Building Information Modelling (BIM) Implementation appointments, understanding existing and in turn developing, organisational specific information management processes, asset management solutions and delivering methodologies for procuring, capturing and using data throughout the design, construction and operational phases of an asset-lifecycle.
Outside of work and as a keen cyclist, I am club secretary of Cannon Hill CC, a Birmingham based club and have been riding a bike for as long as I can remember - taking up road cycling more seriously 3 years ago.
I now ride with the club at weekends, as much as I can during the week and punish myself on the turbo trainer in the winter. When not on the bike, I can generally be found reading, sometimes writing or even listening to cycling related media and normally always lusting over expensive kit.
I am a big supporter of cycling at all levels, the heritage it holds and the freedom it gives us. I hope that the Cycle to MIPIM event can be a real focus for 2017 – cycling gives me a real sense of grounding.
Cycling has helped me though some of the toughest times in my life and If I am able to use my passion to help others to change their lives It would be incredible.
Further information about the event, my preparation and what I am about to put myself through across the 6 day event can be found here;
Event Website: http://clubpeloton.org/mipim/
2016 Event Video: https://vimeo.com/164257486
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