How To Make Your Workplaces & Buildings Safer & Healthier in 2021

25 February 2021 at 11am

Overview: The global pandemic has driven much more interest in the impact of our workplaces and building on our health and wellbeing. This is coinciding with a global move from green sustainable building to more emphasis on driving healthier building which improve our health and wellbeing as well as that of the environment. LCMB’s webinar will discuss with sector leading experts and practitioners what is a healthy building, how you can make existing buildings healthier and what you need to know abut this global trend. It will be of relevance to those that are managing people, workplaces, real estate and sustainability etc. within businesses.

Our guests will include Asif Din, Sustainability lead at Perkins & Will, a global architecture practice and Joanna Watchman, Founder of Work in Mind and Prof Tim Vorley, Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Oxford Business School and Nick TurnerGlobal Head of Facilities Management, Corporate Real Estate HSBC

Asif is Sustainability Director at Perkins & Will. He has raised the profile of carbon proficiency in the practice which includes a costed Zero Carbon Report at the end of concept design for all projects. He has also been involved in expanding the sustainability remit within designs as part of the ‘Living Design’ initiative. Asif is an Architect with over 20 years’ experience in delivering Zero Carbon design projects. Notably BedZED and Jubilee Wharf in Penryn, Cornwall. He has worked in the UK and abroad in China and the Middle East.

Joanna, Founder of Work In Mind, launched in 2018. Work in Mind is the world’s only content resource dedicated to driving awareness of how to create, better, healthier buildings that support physical and mental health. Today 2.5 years later, Joanna and her team have educated, inspired and informed nearly 200,000 people from across the supply chain in 193 countries.

Prof Tim Vorley is Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of Oxford Business School and is the VCG lead for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise. Before his current role, Tim was Deputy Dean and Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Sheffield, as well as having held various roles across the University, Faculty of Social Science and Management School. Prior to working at Sheffield, Tim held positions at the University of Cambridge and the Said Business School (University of Oxford).

As an active researcher, Tim currently leads the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC/Innovate UK-funded Innovation Caucus and is Co-Director of ESRC funded Productivity Insights Network, as well as partnering on several projects under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Nick Turner, Global Head of Facilities Management, Corporate Real Estate HSBC

Nick is the Global Head of Facilities Management, Safety and Engineering at HSBC covering c38M sq ft, c.10k buildings across more than 60 markets. He has been working in corporate real estate for nearly 20 years, prior to which Nick was an Environmental Health Officer having graduated from the University of Greenwich. Nick manages a team of professionals and work with suppliers who are all equally passionate to deliver safe, healthy and productive workplaces. 

Join us and our special guests for our next webinar at 11am on Thursday 25th February 2021.

During this webinar we will talk with a number of highly knowledgeable industry representatives discussing how to make our buildings and workplaces a safer, healthier and more productive environment for everyone.

A must for all Facilities Managers, Operations Managers, HR professionals or employers who are managing workplaces and estates over the coming year.

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