• International Workplace
  • 8 April 2019

Introduction to the Facilities Management profession

On Wednesday 1 May, the IWFM People Management special interest group will be hosting an afternoon all about the Facilities Management profession for those just starting out in their career, those looking to make a career change, or those who simply want to find out more.

Representatives from IWFM will explain what is going on in the organisation and how they can help aspiring Facilities Managers to start out and progress in their careers.

A range of organisations will be in attendance ready to share information about the part they play in the FM profession, from universities and colleges, service providers, recruiters, trainers and consultants.

A number of industry speakers who are passionate about their career choice of FM will be talking about how they got into FM, and the challenges and opportunities they have faced. These will range from an apprentice at the start of their career through to experienced professionals who have changed career. These will include:

  • Laura Birnbaum – IWFM Manager of the Year 2018
  • Paul McNally – IWFM Newcomer of the year
  • Conrad Dinsmore – IWFM Newcomer of the year
  • Pleun van Deurssen – Rising Stars SIG chair
  • Graham Forrester – Career Change
  • Tom Obrien – Graduate FM


Drinks and light refreshments will be served throughout the event with a networking opportunity at the end. To book your place visit