Sumit Oberoi

APAC Industry Strategy Manager, Autodesk Construction Solutions (ACS)

Sumit commenced as an Industry Strategy Manager with Autodesk Construction Solutions (ACS) in 2020 for the APAC region. In his role, he is a key contributor in defining and executing ACS strategic priorities. The mission of ACS is to help teams meet the world’s rapidly expanding building and infrastructure needs, while making construction more predictable, safe and sustainable.

Sumit’s previous role was National Director and Victorian Executive Director with the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA). Sumit was instrumental in the development of the BIM-MEPAUS Initiative from its inception in 2010. Sumit is a passionate industry advocate who believes in helping industry deliver quality projects through construction innovation. Sumit formerly held directorships with Plumbing Joint Training Fund, Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Building Services Exhibition, and Australian Refrigeration Council. He also represented the AMCA at the Australian Construction Industry Forum and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Takes part in

  • Future of Construction SummitView Full Event
  • 16:40 - 17:10

    Round table discussions

    In this session, we bring together delegates in a series of facilitated round table discussions, with leading industry experts. Join our 30-minute facilitated table discussion on a topic that most interests you and discuss the latest industry trends with like-minded individuals.  [tables TBC – indicative only] 

    Round Table 1: Developing the right industry culture – Led by: Jennifer MarksDirector of Strategy, Built

    Round Table 2: Encouraging greater diversity across the construction industry – Led by: Michael Morrissey, Managing Director, Morrissey Law

    Round Table 3: Building industry capability, capacity and inhouse skills – Led by: Graeme Garrett, A/Deputy Director-General, Infrastructure and Regional Strategy, QLD Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning

    Round Table 4: Moving to equitable and aligned commercial frameworks and standard forms of contracts – Led by: Luke Fitzpatrick, Senior Manager Growth Liaison, Cbus Super Fund

    Round Table 5: Construction sustainability in the spotlight – Led by: Sumit Oberoi, Industry Strategy Manager, Autodesk Construction Solutions (ACS)

    Round Table 6: Health & safety onsite – Led by: Patrizia Cassaniti, Founder and Director, Touched by Christopher Foundation

    Round Table 7: Why builders go broke? – Led by: Michael Ashcroft, Founder, EstimateONE

    Round Table 8: Commercial Buildings – New Construction & RetrofittingLed by: Peter Salveson, Chief Executive Officer, Hansen Yuncken  

    Round Table 9: Integration of BIM and blockchain for Construction Supply Chain data delivery Led by: Amer Hijazi, Researcher, Centre for Smart Modern Construction

  • 15:30 - 16:10

    Sustainability panel: Implementing ESG to achieve a net zero future for construction

    Across Australia, it is estimated that infrastructure contributes around 70 per cent of our national emissions; with around 15 per cent directly contributed through the delivery and operations of that infrastructure. This panel will explore the options and enablers to map the path to net zero in construction infrastructure as well as looking at the societal and governance implications that will enhance the industry for all.  

    • Developing and implementing ESG across the organisation 
    • Establishing and embedding sustainable supply chains
    Panellists include:
    Ainsley Simpson Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Sustainability Council
    Samantha Johnson Executive General Manager HSEQ, McConnell Dowell
    Craig McGrory Executive General Manager Transformation, Acciona Geotech
    Pamela Henderson Executive Director, Technical Services - Transport for NSW
    Moderated by:
    Sumit Oberoi APAC Industry Strategy Manager, Autodesk Construction Solutions (ACS)

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