IWFM Midlands Appoints Nicola Lathbury as Chair for Region


Nikki Lathbury - Chair IWFM MidlandsHexagon FM are proud to announce their Managing Director Nicola Lathbury’s promotion to Chair of the Midlands Region for the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management, formerly the BIFM.

Lathbury has been a dedicated volunteer for IWFM for the last six years and has been running the events across the Midlands and in London for WIFM Committee. She also is the current Chair for Women in FM.

Lathbury has set herself and her committee a goal for an event every month in the Midlands Region for 2020 where they will be collaborating with the various Special Interest Groups such as People Management, Technology, Manufacturing, Risk and Business Continuing, Procurement and of course Women in FM, when they bring the WIFM/Midlands mini conference to life for the first time outside London with “Delivering FM Success through Inclusion” at Interserve’s Ingenuity House in Birmingham.


The have a raft of events coming up over the next few weeks to include:

  • The Space Race on 29th August – Workplace Analytics – Fact or Fiction http://bit.ly/iwfmspace
  • FM Trust Index with People Management SIG and Kentish & Co and The People Hub – 4th Sept http://bit.ly/2Z1Atc8
  • WIFM & IWFM Midlands – Mini conference – 20th Sept – Delivering FM Success Through Inclusion http://bit.ly/2NTK6ti

Following these events, they shall be slowing things down to get themselves aligned ready for the 2020 programme, which will run monthly. They will feature an alternate program each month between Industry Key Learning Events and Soft Skills to help members develop their skills and implement the knowledge they have learnt to help them advance in their career.

Their most challenging element to running these free events, is securing venues and sponsorship for the catering. So, if you have a room which can hold from 30 people upwards, please let the Midlands Committee know. You can reach Nicola on midlands@iwfm.org.uk

You can follow the Midlands events and find out about what’s coming up by following Nicola on Linkedin www.linkedin.com/in/nicolalathbury and joining the IWFM Midlands Group.