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New Appointments in Facilities Management – June 2023

New Appointments in Facilities Management – June 2023
28 June 2023

It’s a busy month for new appointments in the facilities management, property and built environment sector, with Sodexo, BCIS and Bellrock all welcoming new starters.



Picture: a graphic showing headshots of Andrea Strong, Richard Redding and Danielle Dinneen


Richard Redding Joins 3Way


With 25 years experience in the commercial cleaning industry, Richard Redding has joined 3Way to work with its owners Lucy and Anthony Webb on taking this established, experienced and successful firm, along with its talented and hard-working people, to the next level. The role will see Richard focus on generating new business, strengthening relationships with its existing client base, exploring new markets and opportunities, and generally assisting with the running of the business.

Richard says “When the opportunity to join 3Way became a reality and on meeting Anthony, Lucy and some of the team, the fantastic work culture and the desire for steady sustainable growth was evident. I decided there and then that I wanted to be a part of it and the first few months in the role have been great. The people-first ethos of the company, their track record of delivering a great service, and the level of loyalty shown by its customers and staff speaks volumes about the company.”

Now in its 45th year, 3Way has earned an excellent reputation as a reliable, experienced, and quality driven southern based cleaning partner, with a healthy annual turnover of over £8 million. Owner Lucy Webb says, “We’re delighted that Richard has joined us particularly at this stage of our journey. To have him on board with his experience, fits well with us and with our future plans. His proven ability in supporting clients and colleagues, and his experience of bidding for various types and sizes of contract across a range of sectors, mirrors all that is 3Way and I know will add to our reputation of delivering an excellent service.”


Corps Monitoring Appoints Andrea Strong as Managing Director


Corps Monitoring, a division of certified Social Enterprise, Corps Security, has appointed Andrea Strong as Managing Director with immediate effect.

Andrea joins Corps Monitoring with extensive expertise in the field, having most recently held the position of Group Monitoring Services Director for nearly four years, and a management career spanning over three decades. Andrea will be responsible for the management and future development of Corps’ industry-leading Alarm Receiving Centre based in Glasgow.

On accepting the appointment, Andrea Strong said: “I was attracted to Corps because of the values, ethics, principles and governance of the business which is really refreshing. Monitoring is one of the best-kept secrets of any security business, so I think there is a lot of potential to embrace new technologies and ways of working with our incumbent clients, and expand into new technologies and update our services as contemporary solutions evolve. There are great innovations in people protection which will integrate beautifully into Corps’ industry leading ARC. I inherit an incredible team of experts and I am looking forward to making the most of their expertise and continue to build on the business’ ongoing success.”

Corps Montioring provide 24/7, 365 day CCTV, fire and alarm monitoring, personal protection services, key holding and more from its ARC in Glasgow. The team work in partnership with the country’s leading servicing and installation partners, and offer a 360 degree view of its customers security with indepth and transparent reporting solutions.


Workman Bolsters ESG Team With Two Specialist Appointments


Independent commercial property management and building consultancy firm, today announced further investment in its ESG team.

The new hires reflect continued growth in demand for Workman’s ESG services and for specialist solutions to support the breadth of clients’ ever-increasing sustainability requirements.

To date, the Workman ESG team has delivered Net Zero Asset Plans for more than 5m sq. ft of commercial real estate. Meanwhile, the ESG Project Advisor service is going from strength to strength, with more than 3m sq. ft of developments under action, £230m of which involves the refurbishment of existing assets.

Jan-Hendrik Hoehnk, ESG Project Surveyor


Bringing his architectural and project management skills, alongside an MSc in Sustainable Urban Development, Jan will help Workman to drive enhanced asset and project performance, specialising in the interface between the E, S and G. Understanding how the myriad of ESG requirements can be simplified into clear deliverable strategies is a key part of helping our clients achieve better-performing assets.


Danielle Dinneen, Sustainability Consultant


Danielle’s architectural background has enabled a thorough understanding of the role of whole-life carbon assessment within development projects. With her MSc in Green Building, Danielle will be leading on modelling whole-life carbon impacts as well as operational energy modelling, both of which are fundamental as part of decision-making through project delivery. Having Danielle’s expertise in-house will help inform carbon discussions at a much earlier project stage, enabling decision-making beyond just aesthetics and cost, while using modelling as a design tool rather than a simple tick-box exercise.


New CEO of Lorne Stewart Facilities Services


Lorne Stewart welcomes Mark Sutcliffe, the new CEO of Lorne Stewart Facilities Services.

Mark has been in the facilities management industry for more than two decades where he has worked in many different environments, providing facilities management and property operations across traditional FM contracts in both the public and private sectors and also public finance initiatives.

During this time Mark has had a varied career and held several senior positions in both operations and business development for large and midsize service providers including; Kellogg Brown and Root, Interserve and Bouygues, as well as working client side for a large global business.

Prior to joining the facilities industries, Mark served as a Warfare Officer in the Royal Navy. During his Naval Career Mark served in several ship appointments on Aircraft Carriers, Frigates and Minehunters and saw active operations in the Adriatic.


A Treble of New Starters for Tennant UK


Tennant UK has taken on three new starters to strengthen their sales team across both national and local accounts to keep up with their expanding customer roster.

The new team members are Daniel Brain, former National Sales Manager for a global leader in document management, and Simon Constantine, former UK Sales Manager at Truvox, who both join the Tennant UK BSC & Retail team, supporting customers on a national and multi-site level, and Duncan Jay, former account manager at a well-known equipment, tool and plant hire company, who joins the Tennant UK Industrial team supporting customers across the South West.

When asked why they chose to join the Tennant UK team, Daniel said “Tennant’s values and vision perfectly matched what I was looking for moving forward” which was backed up by Simon’s comment “the quality of Tennant equipment is second to none so the chance to sell Industry leading products and work with great people was to good an opportunity to resist.”

Following successful on-boarding of new customers since the start of the year Tennant UK aims to continue investment in their teams to continue to deliver outstanding service and maintain their renowned high-levels of customer support.


Sodexo Energy & Resources Welcomes Tony Brady


Tony has global experience across the Oil & Gas and Energy Transition Supply Chain and joins Sodexo from ASCO Group. His career has seen Tony set up and run offshore supply bases in Rio De Janeiro and on the Amazon River in the City of Belem, as well as running an offshore supply base for bp at Galeota Point in Trinidad.

Tony will join the senior leadership team for Sodexo Energy & Resources UK and Ireland, in his role Tony will support the delivery of the company’s regional strategy to provide value added solutions for its current and existing clients.

Ed Morrow, MD Energy & Resources, Sodexo UK & Ireland said: “We are delighted to welcome Tony to our team. We have some exciting plans in development which will help our existing and future clients in their challenge to create a positive lived experience for their onshore and their offshore workforce. Tony’s experience in the sector is invaluable as it is an industry like no other, delivering services in often extreme and challenging conditions with the health, safety and wellbeing of all a key priority for us and for our clients.”


BCIS Appoints New CDO to Support Expansion Plans


The Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) has appointed Karl Horton as its new chief data officer (CDO) to support its plans to introduce new products and services.

BCIS has been providing construction data to the built environment and insurance sectors for more than 60 years.

Horton joins the team with over 20 years of experience. One of his key objectives will be to ensure that the data that underpins BCIS products and services is of the highest quality possible.

As CDO, a priority for Horton will be developing new products and services which help customers make more informed choices about costs and carbon accounting on construction projects.

Horton said: “As a long-time user of BCIS platforms, I appreciate the needs of the customer. “The experience I have gathered working as a consultant across different client organisations and sectors has given me a strong insight into which future products will best support the construction industry.

“I have a passion for data and helping organisations make better use of data to inform decision making on construction and infrastructure projects, so when I spoke with BCIS CEO James Fiske about the future plans for the company, I was really keen to become part of this exciting journey.”


Enviro-Tech Company Appoints New Managing Director


An enviro-tech company that uses AI to help decarbonise buildings has appointed a new managing director to accelerate its growth plans.

Harmonic has appointed David Grundy to the new role. He brings over 20 years of experience, having previously held senior positions at ISS Technical Facilities,  E.ON Control Solutions, Mitie Energy and Honeywell.

Commenting on his new role, David Grundy, said: “Harmonic is at the forefront of technology in this critical area, and it's exciting to join the company at the start of its journey. The company only launched in May and already has customers on board that are benefiting from the carbon reduction capabilities of the platform. Organisations are more committed to Net Zero than ever, and we can support them on that important journey.”

Harmonic uses a combination of IOT technology and an AI-driven platform to identify and remove waste, reducing building energy consumption, costs and carbon emissions. By integrating human behavioural and space analytics data with utilities usage, Harmonic can predict, manage and minimise spiralling energy costs and carbon emissions.

The technology uses a people-centric web platform, mobile app, and optional sensor devices, which can interface with metering and other building data as well as integrate with third-party systems and data feeds. Harmonic is the first to integrate resource and amenity booking management, sensor data, and building operations.

Harmonic is backed by the Solution Performance Group (SPG), a diverse company that spans digital transformation, software development and tech talent recruitment.

Gareth Humphreys, group CEO at SPG, concluded: “David has a wealth of experience in deploying advanced technologies in energy and environmental management. Harmonic has a huge potential to help companies of all sizes make immediate energy savings and make a real difference in their carbon emissions. I look forward to seeing the company grow over the coming months.”


Nick Denny Appointed as Managing Director of Workplace Services for Bellrock Property & Facilities Management


Bellrock Property & Facilities Management Limited, a leading provider of risk-focused workplace & property management solutions in the UK, today announces the appointment of Nick Denny as Managing Director of its Workplace Services business.

Comprising Supply Chain, Client Service Centre and Mobilisation capabilities, the Workplace Services business delivers the full range of integrated FM and Estates services, resulting in cost, compliance, carbon, and customer experience improvements for diverse customers.

Nick will assume the role on 1st June and reports to Bellrock Group CEO, Paul Bean.

Nick joins from Sodexo the global facilities management and food services business where he spent six years as Head of Sales Asia Pacific for the Corporate Services business, employing 54,000 people and working across 12 territories. As well as winning business, Nick set up and ran a project management business and a workplace consultancy.

Prior to this, Nick was at G4S and other outsourcing companies following a career in the British Army where he served as a Major. He has lived and worked in four countries and brings a wealth of integrated services experience to Bellrock. Nick holds a Masters in Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management and an Honours degree from Exeter University.

Nick commented: “I am delighted to join Bellrock at such an exciting time. With the recent acquisition of Carbon Architecture, our award-winning IWMS system Concerto, and our dedicated people, we are in a great position to deliver insight-led solutions that help our customers to meet their net-zero objectives and get the best value from their estate. I look forward to working with customers and colleagues alike to grow our partnerships.”

Paul Bean, Bellrock Group CEO commented: “I am delighted to welcome Nick to Bellrock. He has a wealth of experience that will help us to maximise opportunities to innovate, grow, and achieve the strategic goals we share with our customers”.

Picture: a photograph of four people working at a desk with a laptop and papers. Two of the people are standing and shaking hands. Image Credit: Pexels

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 28 June 2023


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