The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is the professional body for facilities management (FM). Founded in 1993, we promote excellence in facilities management for the benefit of practitioners, the economy and society. Supporting and representing over 14,000 members around the world, both individual FM professionals and organisations, and thousands more through qualifications and training.
We promote and embed professional standards in facilities management. Committed to advancing the facilities management profession we provide a suite of membership, qualifications, training and networking services designed to support facilities management practitioners in performing to the best of their ability.
Facilities management professionals are responsible for services that enable and support business. Roles cover management of a wide range of areas including: health and safety, risk management, business continuity, procurement, sustainability, space planning, energy, property and asset management. They are typically responsible for activities such as catering, cleaning, building maintenance, environmental services, security and reception.
Our Mission – our purpose
“The professional body responsible for promoting excellence in facilities management for the benefit of practitioners, the economy and society.”
Our Vision – our aspirations
“To be the internationally recognised authoritative voice of facilities management and the development partner of choice for professionals and their organisations.”
Our Values – guiding our decisions and behaviours
“Passionate - Proud - Professional - Progressive”
Read the announcement of our strategic intent here >
Watch FM TV: Showcasing the value of facilities management
FM TV, a collaborative partnership involving BIFM, ITN Productions and FM businesses to highlight the value and importance of FM profession to the economy and society, is available to watch below: