"Jack has an extensive background in Facility & Asset Management (FM/AM), Procurement and Corporate Real Estate in the Netherlands and has worked in the last 18 years for some large property portfolio organisations such as Westfield, Excell Corporation, Westpac New Zealand and KiwiRail. In 2015, Jack started as director for PRISMA Facilities Management. PRISMA provides facility & asset management, procurement and corporate real estate business consultancy. Since March 2015 he has operated as an acting Associate Director and FM Transformation Project Manager at Auckland University of Technology, acting FM manager at Waikato University, acting National FM at Fisher & Paykel Global to name a few. Jack is passionate on how the built environment and workplace services can support business success by not only providing a fit for purpose FM operating model but also on how a more strategic approach can support growth, margin, cost management and a more fun place to work!
His business consultancy ranges from the set-up of an outsourced Helpdesk and hybrid management model of in-house FM management and the support of an FM integrator for specific services, Health $ Safety and Risk Assessment. Jack also advises companies on business analysis and improvement strategies and has an extensive background in Procurement, FM and AM reviews, developing Asset management Plans & maintenance plans as well as (technical) building services reviews. With his extensive FM experience he has undertaken many asset condition assessments and provided Asset Management Plans and strategies to a wide range of organisations in New Zealand and overseas."
This dynamic panel aims to explore the current challenges faced by facility managers (FMs) and how they can proactively address them while focusing on the future of the profession.
During the discussion, each panel member will bring their unique perspective and insights to the table. Provide valuable insights into the expectations of executives from FMs, offering a strategic viewpoint. The panel will delve into timely and relevant questions, offering practical advice and strategies to navigate the numerous present challenges effectively and pave the way for the ongoing professionalisation of the FM field and its important role in the built environment.
Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and be part of an enlightening conversation that will explore the shape of the future of FM.
If we believe economist and some journalists, our New Zealand economy has to brace for a recession. Facilities managers have battled Covid, the increasing cost of living, labour and material supply shortages and spiralling interest rates. This brings many challenges as well as opportunities in the current NZ FM market. Jack will provide an overview on what’s going to impact FM operations in the next few years as well as how FM managers can provide value to their business. Jack will present on a FM maturity review approach which will give insight in your FM capability at present and potential actions to improve and ensure FM is an enabler of business success. Jack also will present on some FM operational models to consider to support that transition.
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