About Edin

EDIN brings together industry stakeholders to exchange, ideate and execute common projects and create joint value in order to develop a safe, sustainable and productive built environment.

Since its inception in 2016, the Edin network has rapidly grown to become one of the largest alliances to discuss trends and stimulate transformation in the construction industry.

Global Industry Network

Edin is a global networking and exchange platform for building industry executives and a think tank for manufacturers, distributors, service providers and AEC stakeholders. We organise various events and workshops that bring together key decision makers to shape the future of the built environment.

More than 30 members from 11 countries

Edin has a membership network that currently comprisesmore than 30 leading companies from the building industry and our network is growing steadily.


Meet the Edinators

EDIN is more than just a network. We connect people, deliver solutions and facilitate innovation through the think tank ideas.

Heinz Wieczorek
Heinz WieczorekCEO/Managing Partner
Since late 2019, Heinz is the Chief Executive Officer of Edin. He is also an Edin Ambassador for the German market.
Philippe Hardt
Philippe HardtFounder / Managing Partner
Philippe is one of the founders of Edin. As CDO, he is in charge of the digital side of the business.
John Reimen
John ReimenManaging Partner
John is in charge of EDIN’s financial actions like tracking cash flow and planning company financials accordingly.


EDIN brings together industry stakeholders to exchange, ideate and execute common projects and create joint value

Simo Manner
Simo MannerFounder
During my time in Kesko Corporation I have started Rautakesko’s International activities from scratch. I have been the key person in creating modern K-Rauta and Rautia store formats in Finland.
Tor Ivar Riise
I have been involved in different stages of companies’ lives – from start-ups to transition to new ownership – in management positions, in non-executive board positions and as a consultant. I have a special interest in the interaction between retail chains and suppliers.”
Mats Bjuvhag
As a consultant and board member I will work for companies in order to facilitate them to start up and develop their business in Sweden.
Elisabeth Arm
Creating new things, conversion, further development, querying, determining and interpreting market and customer requirements: all these things continue to be at the center of what I have done to this day, and they motivate me over and over again.”
Thierry Coeman
We need to change in order to remain the same
Neil Munz-Jones
The internet has put the power in the hands of the end user so it’s now more essential than ever for brands and distributors to work together to meet their customers’ needs.
Kristos Basimas
I have worked in a wide range of industries for almost 30 years, where i had the chance to led many business projects. I will bring my passion and professionalism to help business leaders to take up the challenges and to take advantage of the great opportunities available to us.
Heinz Wieczorek
The industry is in motion. Many profound changes are expected. Sustainability, transformation, internationalisation and digitisation are on the agendas, but how should these projects be implemented? My experience and expertise in these areas will help you with the successful implementation.
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EDIN is more than just a network. We connect businesses and facilitate collaboration and joint value creation.

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