Sarah Bentley , The Building Futures Group - 08.06.2015, 15:32
The facilities management sector must be more visible says the CEO of The Building Futures Group Sarah Bentley, as her organisation prepares to launch the first ever "FM Manifesto".
Phil Hooper , FM Magazine , Sodexo S.A. - 04.06.2015, 22:37
FM Magazine spoke with Phil Hooper, corporate affairs director, Sodexo (UK and Ireland) about the company’s recent public service pledge.
Ian Bottrell - 05.08.2014, 16:15
Ian Bottrell, Managing Director of Integrated Facilities Management, North Asia for JLL, argues challenges faced delivering facilities management (FM) services to international standards within China and the Asia-Pacific region, hold valuable lessons for companies that need to tailor best practice to local market needs.
Johnny Dunford - 07.06.2014, 18:54
There has been a widely acknowledged drive within the facilities management industry to act strategically and professionally. Johnny Dunford, Global Commercial Property Director at RICS explains how the organisation is leveraging its global expertise to develop tools that will enable FMs to support best practice.
Bernard Pratley - 06.06.2014, 14:16
Although it has been recognised since the invention of the candle snuffer that lighting systems require control mechanisms to regulate how much lighting is emitted and when, in recent years the installation of lighting controls in building projects has become synonymous with saving energy. Bernard Pratley, Senior Technical Manager with the United Kingdom’s Lighting Industry Association (LIA) believes this focus detracts from their wider benefits.
Dianna Steinbach , ISSA - 06.06.2014, 13:25
Dianna Steinbach, Director of Industry Outreach & Marketing at ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, discusses the link between international cleaning standards and maintaining a facility’s brand equity.
Patricia Delaney & Martin Von Hauff , FM Magazine - 06.06.2014, 13:25
Patricia Delaney, Secretary General of FIABCI – The International Real Estate Federation and Martin Von Hauff, President, FIABCI World Council of Managers, discuss the relationship between property management and facilities management, and the underlying dynamics of international property markets with FM Magazine.
Mahmud Merali - 07.04.2014, 08:31
Historically, accounting methods used in portfolio asset evaluation across the Gulf have been less sophisticated than those of more developed economies. Mahmud Merali, Chairman of The Merali’s Group and Executive Partner in multi-jurisdictional practice, Baker Tilly Merali’s, argues this is changing as international accounting protocols are adapted to the region’s needs.
George Adams - 07.04.2014, 08:31
George Adams, President of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), identifies the opportunities for greater integration of building services engineers within facilities management and the wider community of built environment professionals.
Dr. Kerry Mashford - 07.04.2014, 08:31
Dr. Kerry Mashford, Chief Executive of The United Kingdom’s National Energy Foundation (NEF), which has been at the forefront of improving energy use in buildings since 1990, argues evaluating a building’s energy performance is an essential component of smart energy management.