REVEALED: Winners of the fmME Awards 2018
Who was highly commended and who won on the night, we reveal all...
The 11th annual FM Awards concluded on May 8, amid much fervour at the Waldorf Astoria The Palm Dubai.
Along with the event receiving a 31% year-on-year increase in the number of nominations, the FM Awards also had its highest ever turnout – 400 attendees were present on the night.
In the overall FM Company of the Year category, Emrill made it a hat trick of wins taking home the coveted prize for a third time in a row, while winning the award for the fifth time overall.
Emrill also won two other awards on the night, the Dubai-based FM company won the Engineering Service of the Year award for its efforts in better managing the Jumeirah Golf Estates master community. Shinaan Mathadil took home the Young Facilities Manager of the Year award.
Emaar was the second most successful company on the night taking home two awards through its community management and asset management arms.
Emaar Community Management won the Property Management Company of the year, a new category introduced from the 11th edition of the awards.
Whereas Emaar Asset Management took home the Technology Implementation of the Year award.
Ahmad Al Kandari of Kuwait’s United Facilities Management was crowned FM Executive of Year, as Emaar’s Abdulla Al Wahedi missed out in what the judges described as a “closely fought contest”.
MJG Group was the Platinum Sponsor of the event, while Farnek and Mace Macro were the Gold sponsors.
A list of all the winners and highly commended nominees is as follows.
|Cleaning Company of the Year||Berkeley Services||Qurum Business Group|
|Education & Development Initiative of the Year||Partnership for Development - Cofely Besix FM||Centre of Excellence - Transguard|
|Engineering Service of the Year||Emrill Services||Transguard IFS Engineering Services|
|Facilities Manager of the Year||Orla Phillips - Mace Macro||Mohammad Majid - du|
|FM Consultancy of the Year||Cushman & Wakefield||Macro|
|FM Executive of the Year||Ahmad Al Kandari - UFM||Abdulla Al Wahedi - Emaar Facilities Management|
|Health & Safety Initiative of the Year||Dubai’s Buildings BHSCRS system - Dubai Municipality||Project Fitness Gear - Khansaheb Group FM|
|Overall FM Company of the Year||Emrill Services||Farnek Services|
|Property Management Company of the Year||Emaar Community Management||Cushman & Wakefield|
|Sanitation & Waste Management Company of the Year||Dulsco||Bee'ah|
|Security Company of the Year||Transguard Security Services||GAS UAE|
|Sustainability Initiative of the Year||Mall benchmarking in Dubai - Farnek Services||ISO-certified energy management - Cofely Besix FM|
|Technology Implementation of the Year||Burj Khalifa analytics based maintenance - Emaar Asset Management||Farnek App - Farnek Services|
|Unsung Hero of the Year||Mary Ann Bernadeth - BK Gulf||Hikmat Gurung - G4S UAE|
|Young Facilities Manager of the Year||Shinaan Madathil - Emrill Services||Kamal Mainali - OCS Emirates|