Thomson Lai is a technology veteran with over 20 years of experience in the geospatial industry and an expert in digital technology. He is a chartered surveyor and a Certified BIM Manager. Responsible for digital solutions including BIM processes and workflows, Thomson’s involvement has been integral to many large- scale civil infrastructure projects. His recent projects include the Hong Kong International Airport Three-runway System, pilot study on underground space development for the HKSAR Civil Engineering and Development Department, study on integration of BIM & 3D spatial data for the HKSAR Lands Department, and APAC data center BIM managed service for multinational technology companies. An experienced technology practitioner, Thomson is a pioneer who integrates technologies such as BIM, GIS, photogrammetry, IoT, and immersive technology for civil and infrastructure projects. He is currently the Regional Digital Lead, Asia, driving the adoption of digital technology across the region.