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IWFM Announces Winners of 2022 Impact Awards

IWFM Announces Winners of 2022 Impact Awards
18 October 2022

The winners of the annual IWFM Impact Awards have been announced at a ceremony at London’s JW Marriott Grosvenor House.

Across the night, 74 finalists from 140 entrants vied for the 17 awards on offer, for accolades spanning change management, technology, diversity, inclusion and workplace experience.

This year saw a new relaxed dress code of “dress to impress” rather than the usual “black tie".

Chair of Judges Mark Griffiths commented: “Thank you to our amazing finalists, winners and highly commended entries for demonstrating the full impact that workplace and facilities management has on people’s everyday experiences, both in business and society. One of our main focuses this year was how the Awards both reflect and support diversity and inclusion in our fantastic industry. IWFM’s EDI focus group, which aims to drive meaningful change in the industry, has been a key support in this and the fact we have four winners recognised for their efforts in improving EDI underlines the importance of keeping this agenda front of mind.”

IWFM Chief Executive Linda Hausmanis added, “I am grateful to all of our amazing entrants for sharing their successes for consideration during such demanding times. As each submission demonstrated, the workplace and facilities management profession is a business enabler, value creator, change maker, and vital frontline deliverer. It is key critical that we spotlight that with our Awards and ensure business leaders understand not only our profession’s tremendous impacts, but also its extraordinary potential to support and deliver positive outcomes as we all take our next steps into a challenging landscape. Congratulations to our finalists and winners tonight; you truly are exemplars of our profession, and I cannot wait to see what 2023’s submissions bring.”


IWFM Impact Awards 2022 Winners


17 winners and three highly commended entries were named during the evening:


Workplace Experience: Office/Corporate Environment

Sponsored by Accruent

Winner: Creating a world class Workplace Experience, CBRE, Atkins & Faithful and Gould


Excellence in Customer Experience

Sponsored by Thomson FM

Winner: Eric Wright Facilities Management's Variation App


Social Value

Sponsored by EMCOR UK

Winner: Social Impact Kickstarter Scheme, Pareto FM

Highly commended: EHU Safe Learning Environment - Following a Fire at Asmall Primary School and Nursery, Edge Hill University



Sponsored by Waste to Wonder

Winner: Putting wellbeing at its heart, 14forty


Change Management
Sponsored by Kier Places
Winner: Inspiring Change Through NPS, Mitie

Product or Service Development

Sponsored by Rexel
Winner: KAUST Facilities Management Business Intelligence Dashboards (KFM-BI)

Best SME Led Innovation

Sponsored by Polyteck Building Services

Winner: LooLights - Smart Occupancy Systems, WhiffAway Group



Sponsored by Matrix Booking

Winner: Enhancing environmental control and energy reduction management in the heritage sector, The National Library of Scotland

Highly commended: Facade Access Solution for The Scalpel, Integral Cradles and GIND UK


Positive Climate Action

Sponsored by Landsec

Winner: Net-Zero Carbon Accommodation Programme (NetCAP), Landmarc Support Services


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

Sponsored by Jones FM

Winner: Increasing support for suppliers and promoting diversity, CBRE


People Development and Talent Retention

Sponsored by Hays

Winner: NHS Property Services


Sector Breakthrough

Sponsored by ISS UK

Winner: ED&I Social Impact Initiatives, Pareto FM



Sponsored by Waste to Wonder

Winner: Enhancing environmental control and energy reduction management in the heritage sector, The National Library of Scotland


Frontline Heroes

Sponsored by 14forty

Winner: Sodexo Covid-19 testing centres frontline teams

Highly commended: Facilities Service Delivery Team, Lancaster University


Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by BAM FM

Winner: Anthony Atkinson, CBRE


Team of the Year

Sponsored by Premier Technical Services Group

Winner: NHS Property Services Facilities Management Team


Outstanding Contribution to Workplace and Facilities Management

Sponsored by Waste to Wonder

Winner: Andrew Hulbert, Pareto FM


Picture: a photograph from the awards ceremony showing the winners gathered on stage. Image Credit: IWFM

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 18 October 2022


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