Spotlight Interview – Michael Hodgson TEKLA



M. Hodgson has worked in the construction industry for over 25 years in various roles, from Fabricator to Draftsman to 3D CAD CAM software solutions supplier. As Technical Manager in Tekla Corporation, he facilitates numerous projects such as the Rayong Oil Refinery in Thailand, and London Heathrow Terminal 5, and is actively involved in the implementation of BIM technology in projects worldwide.

1.       What is the most informative fact of the webinar?

To educate how Tekla Structures can be used for the detailing, engineering and construction all variations of offshore projects

2.       Who or what was your inspiration for getting you into this industry?

My Brother who is a ASME coded welder and who is passionate about his work

3.       What gets you up in the morning to come to work?

I enjoy my role as Technical Manager very much, working for a company like Tekla is a pleasure and give me the opportunity to be involved in fantastic projects from the inside

4.       What’s the most interesting thing you’ve done within your current role

Back in the 90’s being one of the first to implement 3D software into a company and then linking that software to CNC machines, it had never been done before and set the standard for the industry.

And finally …
Porsche or BMW?
Neither Ducati

Laptop or Tablet? If I had to choose it would be difficult but Laptop
Red or white wine? White all the way
Soccer or tennis?
Hate both

To view Michaels Upcoming webinar sponsored by TEKLA discussing Impacts of 3D Modelling on Offshore/EPC Structural Engineering Projects register here

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *