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  • FM excellence recognised at the BIFM Awards 2018

    The winners of the BIFM Awards 2018 have been announced across categories encompassing People, Innovation and Impact.

    The 18th annual British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Awards 2018 took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, with thirteen winners chosen from forty-six finalists.

    BIFM Chairman Stephen Roots said: “Our Awards honour hard work and success and they let the brightest FM stars shine.
    “The profession’s come a long way – you can track it’s growth through the Award categories added over the years as it has grown in stature and reach.

    “As we transition to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management next month, we will ensure that the best of BIFM lives on in IWFM; and there can be no better expression of this than through our leading Awards, which will debut as the IWFM Awards next year.”

    Here is the list of 2018 winners in full:

    People: The individuals, teams and organisations who invest in their people, who lead and drive improvement.

    Newcomer of the Year
    Winner: Paul McNally, VINCI Facilities
    Highly Commended: Shiloh Johal, Bellrock

    Leader of the Year
    Winner: David Carr

    Manager of the Year
    Winner: Laura Birnbaum, HM Courts and Tribunals Service Facilities
    Highly Commended: Marie Turner, LiveWest

    Team of the Year
    Winner: Kier Workplace Services and Cardiff Council
    Highly Commended: London Stadium, VINCI Facilities

    Lifetime Achievement
    Winner: Oliver Jones

    Innovation: Recognising cutting-edge developments in facilities management and the benefits they bring.

    Innovation in Technology and Systems
    Winner: Digital FM – The New Era, Emaar Facilities Management LLC
    Highly Commended: BAM Facilities Management – Horus, Sentinel

    Innovation in Products and Services
    Winner: Innovation Gateway
    Highly Commended: Anyjunk

    Innovation in Professional Development (large organisations)
    Winner: Premier Technical Services Group PLC
    Highly Commended: GWS Connect – a new way of onboarding, CBRE global Workplace Solutions

    Impact: Highlighting the tangible impact outstanding facilities management brings to business, the environment and society.

    Impact on Customer Experience
    Winner: Hinchingbrooke Treatment Centre, Kier Workplace Services, Prospect Healthcare

    Impact on Employee Experience
    Winner: intu Properties
    Highly Commended: The impact of Wellbeing on Performance at the Frontline of Facilities Management, Manchester Metropolitan University

    Impact on the Environment
    Winner: Carbon Management Programme, University of Oxford
    Highly Commended: International Commerce Centre, Kai Shing Management Services Limited

    Impact on Organisational Performance
    Winner: Newable – A Brave New Workspace, WhereWeWork Ltd
    Highly Commended: Lift Your Wellbeing (LYW) Programme, Skanska

    Impact on Society
    Winner: Abilities in Facilities, Sewell Facilities Management in partnership with Mencap


    Stuart O'Brien

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