Strategies for reducing operational expenditure whilst maximizing operational resiliency and efficiency
Jim WhittakerGlobal Product Owner, Engineering Services, JLL
Jim Whittaker is Global Product Owner, Engineering Services for JLL. Previously, Jim was Director, Engineering Services - Americas. Before joining JLL he was President/CEO of FEA with over 30 years of experience in the facilities and engineering industries. Jim earned his Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Civil Engineering and is a registered professional engineer. Jim’s area of specialization is facilities asset management, creating high-performance facilities organizations, and facility management technologies. Jim is currently Past Chair of IFMA, Board of Directors; Chair, Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment (BICE) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine; Department of State OBO Industry Advisory Council member; Chair of the ANSI US/TAG for ISO 267/FM Standards and Convenor of ISO WG3 developing the FM management systems standard. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, certified facility manager (CFM) and teaches Facility Management courses at George Mason University, International Facility Management Association (IFMA), and APPA - Leadership in Education.