Seeking Members

As the Think Tank initiative evolves it is expected that there will be a need to form new Think Tanks around new subject matter or process-based initiatives. A minimum of three volunteers are required to start up a CanBIM Think Tank with Board approval. If you are a CanBIM Member and you would like to participate, we encourage you to sign up through the website today!


  • Help owners identify opportunities to generate more value from their projects and during lifecycle management
  • Use metrics to benchmark Owner projects and facility management
  • Help owners analyse the current technology to chose the right tools to reach organizational goals
  • Publish BIM guidelines and essential standards for Owners and Facility Managers
  • Lead with a clear strategy and unite other CanBIM committees around Owner’s needs


Stefan Melnyk

Director, Mixed Use Projects - Century Group

Patrick Saavedra

Director, Architecture, Engineering and Design - York University

Soliman Abusamra

Senior Project Manager - VIA Rail Canada

Parichit Bagga

Digital Strategy Consultant, SME - Nuclear Promise X

Imen Chikhi

Integrated Practice Management Consultant - Société Québécoise des Infrastructures (SQI)

Chiara Menna

Digital Asset Specialist - EllisDon

Geraldine Rayner

Managing Principal - SummitBIM Consulting Ltd.

Girik Haresh Varma

Digital Delivery Associate - Mattamy Homes

Hasan Wahab

Manager, Architectural Services - Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Task Groups

Client-Focused BIM Process Terminology Guide

Asset Management & Lifecycle Think Tank