Bill Baker


Subject: Bill Baker

William F. Baker PE, SE, FASCE, NAE, FREng

William Baker, Structural Engineering Partner at SOM, has dedicated his career to innovative structural engineering design, research, and academia. As the designer of the "buttressed core" structural system for the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest man-made structure; to Skyspace, a permanent art installation with artist James Turrell at Rice University, Bill's portfolio of built work includes structures at many scales for diverse programs.

Bill's involvement in academia spans across the globe; including an Honorary Professorship at the University of Cambridge and honorary doctorates from four leading institutions of higher learning. His contributions to the field have been received honors such as the Gustav Magnel Gold Medal from the University of Ghent and the Fritz Leonhardt Preis (Germany).

At Construction Productivity Conference, Bill will be presenting alongside members of the Construction Productivity Taskforce.

Find out about how some of the biggest names in construction have joined forces to drive performance gains across the sector. The Construction Productivity Taskforce, brought together by charity Be the Business, is setting an example for the industry by undertaking practical interventions designed to make the sector more productive. 

Anthony Impey MBE, CEO of Be the Business will lead a discussion with Taskforce members Nigel Webb, Katy Dowding, Simon Gorski and Bill Baker on how collaboration, and using data can drive the sector to new heights.

Click here to view the full list of speakers. 

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