2347-0468On 12 October, the 2015 BIFM Awards winners, with headline sponsor Carillion, were announced:

The individuals, teams and organisations who invest in their people, who lead, are cutting edge and drive improvements.

Facilities Manager of the Year
> Winner: Alan Russell, London Heathrow Airport Ltd
> Highly Commended: Diane Thorpe, Hearst Magazines UK

FM Team of the Year
> Winner: Nationwide & Carillion plc
> Highly Commended: JLL Integrated Facilities Management – JLL EIMEA Team

Learning and Career Development
> Winner: McFarlane Telfer
> Highly Commended: London Heathrow Airport Ltd – Learning and Development from School to Retirement
> Highly Commended: Mitie Client Services

Rising Talent in Facilities Management
> Winner: Tanya Horscroft (née. Brick), Capita
> Highly Commended: Andy John, Amey

Lifetime Achievement
> Winner: Martin Pickard


Recognising innovative facilities management technology, systems, products and services, and the benefits they bring from cost-savings to enhanced interaction.

Innovation in Technology and Systems
> Winner: NG Bailey powered by Elutions – Giving Morrisons a Rare Energy Solution
> Highly Commended: Cofely with Synoptic Technologies – Uncovering Sustainable & Innovative Technologies

New Product or Service of the Year
> Winner: Skanska – Waste Management Service


Demonstrating the real tangible impact good FM brings to business, the environment and society.

Brand Impact (new category for 2015)
> Winner: Sodexo UK&I – Sodexo Brand Ambassador Programme
> Highly Commended: intu RS – The creation of intu Retail Services

Impact on Customer Experience
> Winner: Heathrow Airport Limited – Terminal 2 Engineering and Facilities
> Highly Commended: Carillion – The Customer Experience Centre
> Highly Commended: King’s College London – Fit For King’s

Impact on Sustainability
> Winner: The NEC – Our Sustainability Journey
> Highly Commended: British Land and Broadgate Estates – Sustainability Achievements 2009 to 2015 – Energy Reduction and Community Engagement
> Highly Commended: The Royal Bank of Scotland – Innovation and Partnerships for Business and Environment

Impact on the Workplace
> Winner: Airbus UK – Future Filton
> Highly Commended: Halfords Ltd – The Drive to Engage

Societal Impact
> Winner: Cofely & North East Lincolnshire Council – North East Lincolnshire Regeneration Partnership
> Highly Commended: Robertson Facilities Management – Robertson Communities


The 2016 BIFM Awards will open in January 2016 for entries, with the ceremony taking place on 10 October 2016 at the Grosvenor House Hotel.


Highlights from the 2015 Awards ceremony: