Clark Elliott, President
Workplace Strategies Consultant at Advanced Workplace Associates
One of the most knowledgeable Workplace Strategists in Europe, Clark Elliott is recognised as a trusted advisor to C level Decision Makers exploring the opportunities that workplace transformation programmes and New Ways of Working (NWoW) can provide. Clark Elliott’s extensive experience developing projects to implement NWoW and related Change Programmes use holistic solutions that integrate people, work processes, technology, and place. A regular speaker at HR events, Clark Elliott’s unique career focus maps the evolution of New Ways of Working across Europe at several of the world’s largest organisations.
Laura Chovelon, Vice president
Workplace Consultant & Change Manager
Head of Workplace solution at AREMIS – Leesman Advanced Practioner
Laura started her career in the Human Ressource sector as HRBP. Her focus on delivering efficient and pragmatic solutions whilst seeking to make an impact on organizations through human-centered solutions brought her to Workplace Strategy. She now supports companies through workplace transformation projects that contribute to activating workforce empowerment and leverage business performance whilst enhancing user-experience. As a change agent she develops agile work environnments that foster effective talent strategies and innovative workplaces.
Frédéric Galetto, General Secretary
Chef de Service – Hospice Général
Starting his career in the construction sector, the professional journey of Frédéric had various stages, including environmental security, IT, health and safety as well as delivering the wide range of services found around teams and stakeholders in today’s corporate world. Earning a CAS in energy management and developing strong interests toward sustainability as well as human capital, Frédéric has led energy efficiency projects and introduced Activity Based Working / New Ways of Working with a workplace strategy mindset into organisations from diverse sectors. From operational environments to the consulting and project management world, the various skills of Frédéric make him a pragmatic Facility Manager with a human and sustainable touch.
Sylvie Durand, IFMA Romandie Liaison Officer
Senior FM et EHS Consultant at Sharpmania
Sylvie is in charge of all Site & Facility Management and EHS activities related within Sharpmania. She has extensive expertise in areas such as organizational audit, FM & Site project supervision, methodology support and coaching, Change Management project conception & setup, or Facility Management tutoring.
Sylvie holds a Master’s degree in Management in Hospitality and Catering industries. She has over 17 years of experience in Service industries, including more than 13 years in Site & Facility Management, in various contexts (opening, closure, reorganization) and various site profiles (administrative, multidisciplinary, Plant).
Since 2020, Sylvie has also been working in the EHS field thanks to her certification as a Security Assistant delivered by SUVA.
Sharing, exchange being a priority for Sylvie, she has decided to get involved in several professional associations. She is also a member of the steering committee of the IFMA (International Facility Management Association) Switzerland, French speaking part.
Christian Hadorn, Treasurer
Owner & CEO of Spaceonmove
After education in banking in a major bank of Switzerland, Christian, worked in several client and back-office areas before moving into logistics functions. He was more than 20 years head of Logistics, Marketing, Human Resources, Organisation as well as Accounting units in Lausanne and Geneva and then for Facility Management Operational Units for more than 300 branches in Switzerland.
In 2009, he was mandated to create a new working concept for the same bank, concept implemented by now for more than 25’000 employees worldwide. From 2014 to 2019 Christian was head of FM Global Strategy for the same bank. Since his retirement, he is consultant for Facility Management and new workplace concepts in Western Switzerland.