Manager of the Year Finalists

We are seeking applications from exceptional individuals who have been in a management position in workplace and facilities management for several years. This Award is a unique opportunity for individuals to showcase their exceptional expertise in management of people in the delivery of workplace and facilities management service excellence. This award will highlight the criticality of great management practices and the impact they have on service delivery success and business outcomes. The Judges will look for evidence of outstanding management qualities, original thinking – including the drive for success – commitment and a breadth of knowledge of the industry. Our winner will demonstrate how great management practices in workplace and facilities management can help shape the direction of their business. Candidates’ industry exposure and experience should reflect across a broad range of achievements in workplace and facilities management service and delivery; this includes both substantive management responsibilities and a deep-seated service ethic. Candidates should be an inspirational role model for junior members within the industry, be opinion leaders pushing the boundaries of the profession, be well connected and be considered a ‘go-to’ person for work colleagues, senior company officers and professional contemporaries.

Lead Judge: Jane Wiggins

Finalists in the Manager of the Year category of the IWFM Awards 2019 are:

Fiona Stewart, Student Living by Sodexo

Fiona naturally demonstrates leadership and management qualities, she is an emotionally intelligent individual who epitomises team work, through liaising and supporting her colleagues with operational support, development support and sales support. She is quick to share her experience and insight within the sector along with areas of innovation that she has deployed within the business.

Gaetano D’Altrui

Gaetano D’Altrui, CNCP soc. coop. Facility Management Rome, Italy

Gaetano D’Altrui has always been fascinated and passionate about the world of Facility Management and in Italy has achieved a growing notoriety for strategic importance in companies in the sector. He has always worked for projects of great complexity and always succeeding, thanks to his multidisciplinary knowledge, to contribute and achieve great results.


ENG. Vazeer Husain, Adeeb Group, UAE

I have been experienced with Facilities Management for nearly two decades and have certification with IWFM as “CIWFM”, MRICS and other remarkable memberships. I have been actively promoting the FM Standards in our organisation & developed professional ethics among our employees which has helped to sustain our goal of superior in FM Industry.