Steve became Chair of the Judges in 2014.
He is responsible for maintaining the standards of the BIFM Awards – ensuring high ethics are met, reinforcing standards and ensuring coherence of the Awards’ judging process, making the BIFM Awards the industry gold standard.
Furthermore, the role includes the vital annual assessment of award category and criteria, making sure categories are relevant and reflect changes in the facilities management sector.
Steve has over 20 years’ experience in the facilities management industry working in Australia, Asia Pacific and UK and 10 years prior experience in the construction industry. He is a past Chair of FMA Australia and Global FM and a Certified member of BIFM.
He is a regular guest speaker at industry conferences, an Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University’s MBA Program and a Director of Nodus Solutions Limited.
Steve Gladwin is a Director of Nodus Solutions Limited a privately-owned Facility Management company based in the UK providing FM and Support Services Consultancy advice to a broad range of clients ranging from large multi-national listed entities to public sector bodies including:
• Jaguar Land Rover
• Anglian Water Services
• Moorfields Hospital
• Birmingham City University
• University of Lincoln
• Towergate Insurance
Steve is a Building Service Engineer by background and holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of New South Wales (Australian Graduate School of Management).
He is a past Chairman of the Facilities Management Association, Australia and Global FM, a worldwide federation of national and international FM associations.