Shivani Soni

Strategy and Innovation Lead, Global

Leading our Co-Innovation Lab, globally, where “Innovation meets Vision.” Shivani is responsible for the development of the R&D department, primarily focusing on co-developing strategic, organization-wide Digital Transformation journeys. She works to progress the AECO industry through Co-Researching, Co-Creating, and Implementing objectives such as Net-Zero (Sustainability) to meet the demands of Globalization and Urbanization. While with Microdesk, Shivani has supported companies with BIM implementation in line with the UK Government’s BIM mandate by performing in-depth assessments to investigate, uncover and understand client’s business issues, and suggest various solutions to solve design workflow inefficiencies. Shivani is also involved in numerous groups focusing on process innovation through utilizing technology to improve design and construction.

Shivani has worked on several multi-million-pound schemes. She has had the opportunity to work within both the commercial and residential sectors, including on some of the main iconic architectural buildings within the UK such as the Mini Shard – The News Building, Leadenhall building, Google, 5 Broadgate, Nova Victoria Penhouses, and many more. Her portfolio also includes working on UK and International Healthcare projects such as National Center for Cancer Care & Research (NCCCR) and the Defense and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC).

Shivani has a Bachelor of Arts in Interior & Spatial Design from the University of the Arts, London (The London Institute) and a Master of Science in Building Information Modeling Management from Middlesex University.