This is the programme for Workplace Futures 2022.  

8.00 – Registration open – Tea/coffee with pastries
8.40 – Chairmans Welcome
Martin Pickard, Managing Director – FM Guru
9.00 – Sustainability: the challenges and the opportunities
Yetunde Abdul, Head of Climate Action – UK Green Building Council
9.20 – Using procurement policy to drive progress
Keith Finnigan, Head of FM – Crown Commercial Service.
09.40 – How FM can proactively tackle the climate crisis
Georgia Elliott-Smith, Managing Director – Element Four
 
 
Making Social Value Work
10.00 – Definitions, strategies, tactics and outcomes
Guy Battle, CEO – Social Value Portal
10.20 – Making the case for getting involved
George Lilley, Managing Director – Eric Wright FM
10.40 – Morning Coffee Break
11.00 – The social value and impact of diversity & inclusion in the workplace
Sophie Ransome, Head of HR & Kelly Dolphin, Head of Learning & Development – Atalian Servest
11.20 – Q&A
 
 
Going Greener
11.40 – Sustainability & FM: setting the scene
Chris Havers, Programme Director – Sustainable Facilities Management Index
12.00 – Understanding net zero and FM’s role in the campaign
Mike Lynch, Climate Solutions Lead – NatWest Group
12.20 – The measurement challenge: demonstrating success
Reid Cunningham, Strategic Development Director – BAM FM
12.40 – Q&A
13.00 – Technology in FM Award winner announcement
13.10 – Lunch Break
13.50 – Recap & introduction to the afternoon
 
 
The Commercial Opportunity
14.00 – Doing the right thing is good business
James Stander, Managing Director – Sustainable Advantage
14.20 – Good for business: decarbonising client estates
Matt Dracup, Plan Zero Client Development Director – Mitie
14.40 – Appetite for Action – tackling food waste is not an option, it is an imperative
Claire Atkins Morris, Director Corporate Responsibility – Sodexo UK & Ireland
15.00 -Collaborative working that works
Jeremy Campbell, Executive Director Marketing & Business Development and Ian Baker, Head of Workplace – EMCOR UK
15.20 – Afternoon Tea Break
15.40 – How to get real buy-in from your supply chain
Equans
16.00 – The importance of longer term thinking
James Bradley, COO – Churchill Group
16.20 – Panel discussion

 
 
16.50 – Summary & call to action
Lucy Jeynes, Managing Director – Larch Consulting
17.10 – Networking & Drinks