Category: Newcomer of the Year

Deborah Rowland

Deborah Rowland Head of Facilities Management, Government Property Cabinet Office, seen here at The Treasury, 17th October 2013.
Commissioned by Clair Echavarry for FM World magazine

Deborah is the Director Public Sector Services Affairs for Sodexo. Her role is to co-ordinate the public sector activities in the UK & Ireland and support strategy development for the Global Government segment.

With over 20 years of experience in both private and public sectors, including the Ministry of Justice, Home Office and Crown Prosecution Service, and prior to that held a central policy FM position in the Cabinet Office; leading on Government Soft Landings (GSL) which forms part of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2. Deborah is an industry thought leader demonstrating best practice in service delivery and asset management. She believers in raising the bar in professionalism and leading by example.

She has an MSc in FM, is a Fellow of BIFM, a Fellow of RICS, is a member of the RICS FM Board and a trustee for the IFMA Foundation. Deborah was awarded BIFM FM of the Year 2013 and the Global FM Platinum Excellence award in 2014.