• BIFM Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

    The finalists in the 2018 BIFM Awards have been announced,with people, innovation and impact on the industry all recognised.

    Since 2001 the BIFM Awards have spotlighted the individuals and organisations driving innovation and delivering exceptional results in facilities management; providing an unrivalled opportunity to recognise and celebrate exemplary FM individuals, ideas and their impact from all types of organisations in the industry, right across the economy.

    The forty-six finalists in eleven categories across the themes of People, Innovation and Impact are:

    PEOPLE

    The individuals, teams and organisations who invest in their people, and who lead and drive improvements.

    Newcomer of the Year:
    Bryony Wellman, Engie
    Millie Evans, Mace Macro
    Paul McNally, VINCI Facilities
    Shiloh Johal, Bellrock

    Manager of the Year:
    David Aird, Amey, FM, Defence and Justice
    Laura Birnbaum, HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS)
    Marie Turner, Liverty1
    Simon Gregory, CBRE (Channel 4 Account)

    Team of the Year:
    JLL in partnership with JP Morgan Chase
    Kier in partnership with Cardiff Council
    Macro & Standard Chartered Bank
    Mitie 1Team (at Vodafone)
    Mitie in partnership with Essex County Council
    VINCI Facilities (at London Stadium)

    The Leader of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award winners will be announced during the Awards ceremony on 15 October.

    INNOVATION
    Recognising innovative FM technology, systems, products and services – and professional development, acknowledging the beneficial effect of new ideas, including enhanced experience, interaction and difference-making development.

    Innovation in Professional Development Large Businesses:
    CBRE, GWS Connect (a new way of onboarding CBRE employees)
    FMP Event
    PTSG, Professional Development
    Skanska

    Innovation in Products & Services:
    Any Junk
    Autonomous FM, An FM Integrator
    Engie, Robotic Process Automation
    Innovation Gateway
    Pod Point, Array Load Balancing

    Innovation in Technology and Systems:
    BAM FM in partnership with Horus Sentinel
    Emaar Facilities Management L.L.C, Burj Khalifa
    ISS, ISS Waste Manager
    Matrix, Matrix Booking Workplace Collaboration Hubs
    Qwest Services

    IMPACT
    Demonstrating the real and tangible impact good FM brings to business, the environment and society.

    Impact on Customer Experience:
    Direct Line Group, Integrated Customer Solution
    Kier Workplace Services (FM service provider) in partnership with Prospect Healthcare (Hinchingbrooke) Ltd & North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, Hinchingbrooke Treatment Centre
    Mitie in partnership with White & Case, Document Management
    Skanska (at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – SFHT), Commit to Customers

    Impact on Employee Experience:
    Intu, Impact on Employee Experience
    Manchester Metropolitan University, The impact of Wellbeing on Performance at the Frontline of FM

    Impact on Organisational Performance:
    Care UK, Facilities Management
    CBRE Global Workspace Solutions in partnership with Northumbria University Newcastle
    Skanska, Lift Your Wellbeing Programme
    Where We Work Ltd in partnership with Newable Ltd, A Brave New Workspace

    Impact on Society:
    ENGIE in partnership with Our Parklife
    Sewell FM in partnership with Mencap – Abilities in Facilities
    Skanska, Build for a Better Society

    Impact on the Environment:
    Kai Shing Management Services Limited, International Commerce Centre (ICC)
    M J Mapp, Environmental Improvement (across a portfolio of managed sites)
    Skanska (at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – SFHT), Journey to Deep Green
    University of Oxford, Carbon Management Programme
    Waste to Wonder Network Operations Ltd – The Ethical Clearance Process

    BIFM Awards Chair of Judges Steve Gladwin said: “The BIFM Awards celebrate the very best in facilities management, honouring the outstanding people and projects that are advancing our profession and demonstrating FM’s contribution to the wider economy.

    “Every year the judges see inspiring examples of outstanding FM innovation and practice from teams and individuals representing all types of organisation, setting a benchmark for excellence and value creation in this diverse sector.
    “It’s always a tough job judging this competition because the standard of entries is so high. I never fail to be inspired and encouraged by the quality of the nominations that come forward before us, which I know represents only the tip of iceberg of FM excellence.

    “Being a finalist in the BIFM Awards is a great achievement in itself, as well as an encouragement to others, and I wish everyone the best of luck and look forward to celebrating the value of FM to business and society when the winners are announced at our Awards ceremony in October.”

    The winners will be announced at a glittering Awards ceremony hosted by journalist, producer and TV presenter Steph McGovern at London’s prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel on Monday 15 October. Tickets and tables are on sale now and can be booked at www.bifmawards.org.

    • ENGIE in partnership with Our Parklife
    • Sewell FM in partnership with Mencap – Abilities in Facilities
    • Skanska, Build for a Better Society
    • Kai Shing Management Services Limited, International Commerce Centre (ICC)
    • M J Mapp, Environmental Improvement (across portfolio of managed sites)
    • Skanska (at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – SFHT), Journey to Deep Green
    • University of Oxford, Carbon Management Programme
    • Waste to Wonder Network Operations Ltd – The Ethical Clearance Process

    In the run-up to the ceremony, BIFM will be announcing further information on the people, teams, projects and organisations that are in contention for an Award.

    You can keep up to date with the latest BIFM Awards news and updates via the website or by following @BIFMAwards on Twitter.

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