Founder at FM Guru Consultancy
For more than 40 years Martin Pickard has worked as Facilities Manager, Trainer and Consultant in operational, strategic and leadership roles. He was involved in the creation of many of the building blocks of modern FM including the AFM, IFMA UK and the BIFM. Martin is a Past President of IFMA UK and a Fellow of the BIFM. Today he runs the FM Guru consultancy providing advice, support and inspiration to those involved in the management of facilities.
Martin has been speaking at FM conferences around the world since the 1980s and is a prolific writer on facilities topics. He has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from both BIFM and PFM magazine and was named by FM World as one of the FM Pioneers. His “What FM’s Do” mindmap is used by FM organisations, magazines and colleges all over the world. Martin describes himself as an FM evangelist and disruptive influence dedicated to advancing the FM profession. He is also a member of the PFM Editorial Advisory Board