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IWFM Develops Veterans FM Community

IWFM Develops Veterans FM Community
27 June 2023
 

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management is forming a new community to support its members who have served in the armed forces.

The group includes Mark Baker, COO - Government at Sodexo, Charlie Antelme, MD Commercial and Government at Mitie, Alistair Scott, Director at Integrated Estates Management, Mark Moseley, Director at PestGone Environmental and The Apprentice contestant, and Louisa Clarke, Director at One Feather Coaching and representative on the Government Veterans Advisory Board.

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) is invited interested parties to register their interest here.

 

“Our goal in creating the group is to establish an armed forces family where veterans can come together, network and support each other in developing their careers. We’re excited to be a part of an initiative that harnesses the talents of this important group in our sector."

–Louisa Clarke 

Director, One Feather Coaching and representative on the Government Veterans Advisory Board

 

Louisa Clarke said: “Our goal in creating the group is to establish an armed forces family where veterans can come together, network and support each other in developing their careers. We’re excited to be a part of an initiative that harnesses the talents of this important group in our sector.

“FM is a natural career of choice for those leaving the armed forces as many already have the required skills and competence to join and develop their careers within this critical profession.”

Jonathan Nobbs, IWFM Director of Membership and Partnerships added: ”The development of this group is an exciting step forward for IWFM as we further explore ways to support veterans in the workplace and facilities profession. I’m delighted and thankful that we’ve been able to convene this high-powered group of veterans in our membership.

“While IWFM has a rich history supporting the veteran community, there is still much work to do to provide the awareness and support to veterans considering their next career step, but together, we can look to change that.”

Picture: a photograph of three people in military uniform, one smiling at the camera. Image Credit: ©UK MOD Crown Copyright 2022

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 27 June 2023

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