Lionel Prodgers is Managing Director of Agents4RM, an award winning specialist consultancy championing ‘responsible management’ in facilities services and the built environment with offices in Dubai, London and Melbourne.
Lionel is credited as being a pioneer of facilities management and, according to one leading journal, ‘The Father of FM’. He has worked extensively on facilities management projects internationally and as adviser to many blue chip companies and institutions. Recent assignments have included work in New Zealand, Australia, S.E. Asia and Eastern Europe as well as the U.K. and throughout the Gulf Region. Lionel is actively engaged in projects within the UAE and wider GCC region in both the public and private sectors.
Lionel has been influential in shaping the development of facilities management practice internationally. He has served as Chairman of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) in the UK, Chairman of the European Facilities Management Network (EuroFM) in the Netherlands, as a board member of the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA) in the U.S.A. and has been honoured with two life-time achievement awards.
He is an experienced facilitator of management events and workshops, a speaker at international conferences and a regular contributor to professional facilities management journals.