30 June 2022 5.30pm – 7pm Community An Post


The IWFM Ireland Region invite you to join them in Dublin for a presentation where John Smith, Sustainability Infrastructure and Facilities Manager at An Post will provide an overview of their Sustainability Strategy and some recent achievements relating to facilities management activities.

An Post recognises that their operations impact every county, community, household and business in Ireland. They are one of the largest employers, maintain one of the largest fleets and operate the country’s largest retail network. They are:

• leading the way in making sustainable living commonplace in Ireland
• revolutionising their operations to reduce waste, source sustainably and improve efficiency
• partnering with industry leaders to ignite innovation
• a national champion for protecting the planet
• making a positive impact on our communities and our planet.

We hope to see you there.


John Smith

Sustainable Infrastructure & Facilities Manager, An Post

John is responsible for all Facility Management services within An Post’s built environment and has led his team to receive the Overall National Award for Facilities Management in 2020. In 2021, he was presented with the Facilities Management Leader Award. John has a deep knowledge of Sustainability and has led the Climate Action Team in An Post to achieving a 33% reduction in its Carbon Emissions and a 15% improvement in its energy efficiency. In February 2021, he was appointed as Sustainable Infrastructure & Facilities Manager of An Post.

In more recent times, John has been managing An Post’s Sustainability Project which includes the implementation of An Post’s key UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). These goals include An Post’s target of a 50% reduction in its Carbon Usage by 2025 and 100% by 2030. John supports An Post’s investment in around 1,000 electrical vehicles and the development of their Zero Emission Deliveries to all the cities in Ireland. He has successfully led the An Post team in installing 2MWₑ of Solar at An Post and the projects to ensure the efficient sourcing of the Electricity to power the new electrical fleet. Following on from this work, John is now the new Chair of Post Europe Green Mobility Forum (GMF).

John completed his studies in Property and Facilities Management which focused on Sustainability and Climate Action. He is a certified member of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management.