22 May 2024 3pm – 7pm Community Greater Manchester Business School


Join us along with the IWFM North Region and Sustainability SIG for a chance to network and get involved in an in-depth panel discussion regarding what facilities managers must do with regards to sustainability in the workplace based at the Business School at University of Bolton.  
Jumping on the back of the Greater Manchester Sustainability Conference 2024, and hosted by IWFM Chair Mark Whittaker, this is a fantastic opportunity to network with peers and discuss all things sustainability sharing ideas and learning along the way.

There will be a CV writing workshop and career advice for workplace, facilities management and sustainability opportunities with Catch 22 throughout the day.

Our networking event will begin at 6pm at the University for anyone who wishes to drop in.


4pm – 4.30pm: Arrival and networking
4.30pm – 4.45pm: Introduction to Bolton University (Anna Williamson, Program Lead)
4.45pm – 5.30pm: Panel discussion
5.30pm – 6pm: Tour of University of Bolton Business School Facilities
6pm – 7pm: “Play, feed and network”*
7pm onwards: Network and socialise at local bar*

*Further information will be provided closer to the time.


  • Andrew Hulbert MSc FIWFM - IWFM Non-Executive Director
  • Kam Singh - Director of Carbon Solutions, EMCOR UK
  • Reid Cunningham BAM FM and BAM Energy
  • Alan Stenson MIoD Neutral Carbon and Tree in a Million

Secure your place now to ensure you don’t miss out on this exciting event.

Opportunities for a stand are available by contacting Gary Conlon at [email protected]


University of Bolton



Reid Cunningham

Business Development Director, BAM FM and BAM Energy

Reid is ‘Business Development Director- Energy’ for BAM FM and BAM Energy and has worked at BAM for 25 years. Reid leads sustainability improvement activities for BAM FM, including low carbon and net-zero projects throughout the UK. He also sits on the IWFM Sustainability Special Interest Group and is the author of IWFM's 'Energy Benchmarking' guidance note. Reid is a member of the leadership team preparing new Scope 3 emissions guidance for FM services (with RICS, IWFM and the Sustainable FM Index), and was also a member of the steering group for the new 'Environmental Good Practice in FM' published by CIRIA in 2021.

Andrew Hulbert

Founder and Managing Director, Pareto FM

Andrew Hulbert, FIWFM, is on to the IWFM Board as non-executive director, IWFM's youngest serving member. Founder and Managing Director of Pareto FM, Andrew’s experience spans across all service lines, both managed and self-delivered, in the UK and Europe, as well as extensive experience in law, investment banking, retail, managing agent, media, hotels, TV studios and ICT sectors. He founded Pareto Facilities Management in 2014, going on to become ‘one of the fastest growing FM Services providers within the sector’. Andrew has an MSc in Facility and Environment Management from UCL and has volunteered for IWFM in various capacities for over eight years.

Kam Singh

Director of Carbon Solutions, EMCOR UK
Coming soon.

Alan Stenson

MIoD, Neutral Carbon and Tree in a Million

Alan has been a sustainability entrepreneur for the past 18 years. Having established a carbon management consultancy back in 2006 Alan has been lucky enough to work with many early adopters and industry leaders across a wide range of industries. In 2022 he co-founded NCZ with an exceptional team of talented colleagues to create a tech-enabled solution for managing organisational, operational and supply-chain emissions, to take motivated clients on their journey to net zero.

Mark Whittaker

Mark Whittaker, CIWFM, was appointed the role of IWFM Chair on 1 October 2021. Mark has worked in our profession for 18 years, and has a leading role in consultancy at Thomson FM Ltd. His journey with the Institute started a decade ago, when he answered a LinkedIn post asking for volunteers to help with the then BIFM Lancashire Group. In the years that followed, he became Deputy Chair and then Chair of IWFM North Region. Under his leadership, the team was named ‘Region of the Year’ three years running. Mark was awarded "BIFM Regional Volunteer of the Year" in 2015 and has since been an ambassador for IWFM’s Career of Choice school’s programme. He joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in 2019 and also serves on the Audit & Risk Committee. His new role begins on 1 October.

Anna Williamson

Head of FM for the Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship, Bolton University
Practitioner and strategic leader in apprenticeship delivery and decision making. Over twenty years’ experience in the built environment, specialising in ESG and regenerative principles. Driving the development of collaborative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment on the sector leading FM degree apprenticeship at University of Bolton with responsibility for internal and external quality standards, to deliver outstanding pedagogy, curriculum development and learner experience