Jaimie Johnston MBE is Board Director and Head of Global Systems.

Jaimie is a recognised global leader in systemising and accelerating the design and construction of major infrastructure. Together with others at Bryden Wood, he is the originator of the Platforms approach to DfMA and the author of three books on this topic. He is a leading thinker on the future of industrialised construction and is at the forefront of both private and public sector ambitions to adopt manufacturing-led design and construction practices.

He joined Bryden Wood in 1995 and has been instrumental in leading the company’s expansion from disruptive start-up to 300+ people across 9 offices worldwide.  

He was an original member of the UK Government BIM Task Group and was the co-author of the 'Design for Manufacture + Assembly' overlay to the RIBA Plan of Works.

Jaimie's books on P-DfMA include ‘Delivery Platforms for Government Assets: Creating a Marketplace for Manufactured Spaces’. This work was adopted as a key articulation of the UK Government’s aspiration to adopt a more industrialised approach to construction and was referenced in their ‘Construction Playbook’ and the Construction Innovation Hub’s ‘Product Platform Playbook’, which describes it as ‘seminal’. The P-DfMA approach is also central to the Infrastructure and Project Authority’s ‘Transforming Infrastructure Performance: Roadmap to 2030’.

Jaimie was awarded an MBE for Services to Construction in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, June 2021. In 2022, he co-authored the RIBA-published book: Design to Value.







Jaimie Johnston MBE