Global FM Success Stories

A day in the life of Bruce Kenning

A day in the life of Bruce Kenning FMANZ’s Chair, Bruce Kenning.   Bruce spent 15 years in the Defence Force property area, leading the amalgamation of the property and… Read More

A day in the life of Katherine Torode

A day in the life of Katherine Torode Group Head of Facilities Collas Crill Group Services   Describe your role and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I’m in… Read More

FMANZ Awards winners announced

The inaugural FMANZ Awards, established to recognise and applaud the achievements of individuals who have excelled in the industry, have been an outstanding success. Congratulations to Greg Wilder, winner of… Read More

Stuart Hindley

At the Helm of a 365 Day-A-Year Facility Stuart Hindley is the Facility and Site Manager / HSE Officer for Snowplanet Ltd, New Zealand’s only all-year indoor snow resort, situated… Read More

Stuart Hinks

Stewart Hinks

Stewart Hinks is National Facilities Manager, Restaurant Brands NZ Ltd. He has been in the role since 2013, overseeing, managing and implementing functional FM across Starbucks, KFC, Carl’s Jr and… Read More

JD Thomas

JD Thomas

“There is never a dull moment!” says JD Thomas of his role as Manager Property Services, Regional Facilities Auckland. Based at Aotea Centre in the Auckland CBD, JD is responsible… Read More

Leon Clews

Leon Clews

Based at Wellington Hospital, Leon Clews is Operations Manager – Facilities and Engineering, for the Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast District Health Boards. He has been with the… Read More

Leanne Rudd

Flying High with Air New Zealand Leanne Rudd has worked for Air New Zealand for 15 years, spending the last six years in the Property & Infrastructure Team in the… Read More

Anna Scheire

Anna Scheire

A Career in FM Opens Up a World of Opportunities. Belgian-born Anna Scheire has been in New Zealand since early 2015, and has been working as a Facility Management Consultant… Read More

Pauline Campbell

Pauline Campbell

Job title: Head of Facilities.   Organisation: BAFTA: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts.   Key responsibilities: I am responsible for the maintenance, security, compliance and health &… Read More

Mark Leighton

Current job (title): Business Improvement Manager Name of company: Cofely Length at current job: I started with Cofely in 2008 as an Apprentice but started my current Managerial role in… Read More

Jason Happy

One of FMANZ’s founders, Jason describes himself as “perhaps rather unusually, a deliberate facilities manager”.  He holds a Master of Architecture degree specialising in Facilities Management from Bartlett College in… Read More

Reneè Buerger

Current job (title): Building Facility Manager – Corporate Headquarters (Civic Centre Cape Town) Name of company: City of Cape Town (Municipality) Length at current job: 2 and a half years.… Read More

ASB head office

ACTIVITY-BASED WORKING AND SUSTAINABILITY LOWER COSTS Is it a giant sculpture? No. It’s the new ASB North Wharf headquarters at Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter where hi-tech companies, head offices and restaurants… Read More

Bruce Hallam

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF … Bruce Hallum, Contracts Manager at Museum of New Zealand Te Tongarewa in Wellington.   Te Papa incorporates exhibition space, office space and collection stores, two cafes,… Read More

Ceres Organics

Auckland, New Zealand   Ceres Organics has a new purpose-built premises in Auckland’s Mt Wellington which fittingly, for an organically-certified and Eco-Social-certified company embraces the latest in sustainability design.   “It’s… Read More

G3 Systems

In April 2010 having completed the design and installation of all mechanical and electrical facilities in the Kandahar Airfield Role 3 medical treatment facility, G3 Systems is fulfilling the role… Read More

PwC with MITIE, Honeywell and ARAMARK

With the closure of its previous Southwark office in London, PwC was able to review its London accommodation strategy and begin to build a blueprint for a state of the… Read More

BAE Systems – UK

In an increasingly competitive environment, leading global defence and aerospace company BAE Systems issued a challenge across the organisation to find ways of becoming more efficient while reducing their cost… Read More

André Klopper

Current job (title): National Facilities Manager Name of company: Eris Property Group Length at current job: 4 Years What do you do on a typical day? A typical day consists… Read More

Grey Water Usage

Yasmin Abdul Ahmed Woolworths (Pty) Ltd – Grey Water Usage We at Woolworths have looked at the water that runs under our building in the CBD of Cape Town, South… Read More

John Braithwaite

Newly Appointed Chair Shares His Vision John started in FM with Serco as a gardener’s labourer in the Parliament FM contract. “Within Serco I worked until I achieved my first… Read More

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