RICS Event: Enhancing professional guidance and standards in Qatar

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To discuss the advancements and best practice in the Facility Management sector, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) recently hosted an insightful seminar, bringing senior industry professionals together in Doha Marriott Marquis hotel. The event was sponsored by Mosanada and was hosted by Mark Milligan, RICS Board Member for Qatar and Project Director for Mosanada FMS. The seminar highlighted some of the changes brought about by the newly published Professional Guidance documents: ISO, GSAS Operations Guidelines & Assessment manual and IFMA-RICS, and how they may impact on operational delivery, boosting the contribution FM makes to Qatar’s built and natural environment.

During the seminar, Martin Campbell, Director of Business Solutions, presented and discussed the recently published ISO Standards 41001 Facilities Management and their strategic importance for the market. The presentation of the various industry standards highlighted the ISO standards as overarching FM guidance documents.