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Chris Moriarty

Director of Insight
British Institute of Facilities Management (Confirmed)

Chris Moriarty is Director of Insight at the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM). Previously he was Managing Director at Leesman, the world’s leading assessor of workplace effectiveness, where he was responsible for the creative and strategic development of the Leesman brand in the UK and internationally. Chris has extensive professional body experience as well as a track record in delivering industry wide thought leadership and policy campaigns on top of strategic marketing and sales experience. Prior to his first spell at BIFM as Head of Insight and Corporate affairs, where he worked to establish the Institute as the voice of the sector, he was Head of Corporate Affairs at the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

  • Over the past decade there has been seismic shifts in the political, economic, social and technological environment. It has had a profound impact on the way organisations are looking at their future and that in turn is challenging FM to adapt into a new industrial age, far removed from the one in which the profession was conceived. This panel will explore:
    • The shift from managing buildings to enabling communities
    • The role of emerging technology and how it will impact the profession and organisations it serves
    • The role of metrics; from building costs to people analytics
    • The emerging skills gap as demands increase
    • What the future may hold as ways of working continue to evolve
    • How Smart Working is transforming workplace attitudes and behaviours