Brian Atkin is a Director of The Facilities Society. His experience and achievements span the disciplines of project management, construction management and facilities management. As a member of British Standards Institution's FM Advisory Group and FM Technical Committee, he is well-placed to advise on current best practices and emerging trends in facilities management.
He has served on other advisory groups and steering committees covering standards, innovation, competitiveness and information technology (including BIM), and is actively involved in learning and business development for major corporations. Over the years, Brian has been appointed to professorships in the UK (University of Reading), Sweden (Lund University and The Royal Institute of Technology) and Australia (Queensland University of Technology). Brian holds a doctorate from the University of Reading and is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and of the Chartered Institute of Building. He is the co-author of the best-selling book, Total Facility Management, published by Wiley, which is now in its fourth edition (2015).