"We turned our attention from the immediate crisis into using it as an opportunity.” - A conversation with Matt Hearn.

I recently spoke with Matt Hearn, Director of Operations for Brookfield Properties. In this interview Matt discusses his experience of working through lockdown including the numerous projects he has been involved in addition to implementing extensive safety measures throughout their properties. Matt also shares his point of views on the ‘end of the office’ narrative that has arisen during recent months.


There may still be a level of uncertainty around returning to the workplace, however it is apparent that things are starting to move in the right direction. In the coming weeks and months we may start to see a gradual return to the workplace for many people, and FM professionals are going to play a huge part in getting the UK ready for work again. From social distancing guidance to advanced cleaning procedures, providing a safe and efficient workplace will be a daunting task for even the most skilled FMs out there.


The team at Maxwell Stephens have put together this guide to provide key decision makers in businesses an overview of the primary areas to be considered as they prepare the workplace for repopulation in a new, post-lockdown world. 

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