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:
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.
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)
PTSG, Professional Development
Innovation in Products & Services:
Autonomous FM, An FM Integrator
Engie, Robotic Process Automation
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
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.