10 October 2016 | FM World team
BIFM Awards 2016 - Lifetime Achievement Award
Keith Glennister, operations director at ISS, has been recognised for his achievements in the facilities management profession.
He was awarded the BIFM Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's BIFM Awards ceremony.
Glennister has held various roles, both client-side and service-side, as well as consulting positions, in a number of sectors in the FM industry. He has worked with Reliance, Turner FM, Shell International and Larch Consulting, as well as his current role with ISS, which he has held for the last seven years.
He has been awarded fellowships with a number of organisations, including the BIFM, the Society of Operations Engineers, the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management, and the Institute of Directors, where he also sits on the advisory panel.
Glennister, who is due to retire this year, was described by colleagues and contemporaries as 'the FM 'go-to' person and champion for young and old in the industry'.
Colleagues praised his professionalism and dedication to his work, as did they cite his commitment to empowering people he works with and promoting professional and personal development in the industry.