ISS appoints COO for Government, Healthcare and Infrastructure business

ISS has appointed Martin Burholt as Chief Operating Officer because of its Government, Infrastructure and healthcare business.

Burholt brings to ISS over 30 years of leadership experience in customer support industries, nearly all which were for multinational out-sourcing businesses across public, charitable and private sectors. His background includes managing large, complex facilities management accounts in local and central government, education and healthcare sectors in the united kingdom, with support services and FM contracts in the centre East together. He could be non-executive chairman of Freedom Leisure, a respected not-for-profit leisure trust.

Commenting on the appointment, Liz Benison, CEO, ISS UK & Ireland, said:  “We have been delighted to welcome Martin to ISS UK & Ireland. He brings expertise in leadership, plus a passion for creating and driving high standards of customer excellence and service in account management. His background brings sun and rain to fortify the OneISS Strategy and sharpen our public sector engagement.”

Burholt, november 2021 who used the positioning on 1, said: “I’m delighted and honoured to become listed on Liz Benison and her team at ISS to lead their newly formed Government, Infrastructure and healthcare segment over the UK & Ireland within the overarching OneISS Strategy. Post-pandemic, this is a critical time for customers in these key sectors and I’m confident that, with this depth of customer insight, global expertise and continued investment in technology, ISS is quite well placed to aid our partners achieve their very own objectives and ambitions.”


Webinar – Waste & Biotechnology: How biotechnology is helping FMs achieve their sustainability goals and reduce waste.

FMJ & Advetec are on a mission to greatly help FMs accelerate their NetZero plans – but it’s an activity that must begin with lifting the blindfold, challenging the waste supply chain, being making and accountable great user of technology.

On the 26th January at 11am FMJ & Advetec are holding a webinar on what biotechnology might help FMs achieve their sustainability goals and reduce food waste.

FMJ Editor, Sara Bean , will undoubtedly be joined by:

  • Dr Stephen Wise, Chief Strategic Development Officer, Advetec
  • Rochelle Gee, Head of Property Services, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Ray Parmenter, CChem MRSC, MCIWM, CIWM: Head of Policy and Technical
  • Chris Havers, Programme Director Acclaro Advisory & SFMI

Together they shall

  • The role of the circular economy in assisting cut carbon emissions.
  • Challenges and opportunities for FMs in managing waste to meet up environment, social and governance (ESG).
  • How the most advanced technology is available to greatly help.

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