Who We Are

The FM Charity Network Forum currently comprises 180 charities (and expanding) of varying sizes and across a broad range of charity disciplines.


  • Andy Christophi MBIFM, AIIRSM - Shelter


  • Yasmin Knowles-Weil MBIFM - Shelter
  • Jonathan Schofield MBIFM - Marie Curie
  • Peter King, Crisis UK
  • Tom Crame, Amnesty International
  • Mandy Loose - Woodland Trust

Other Participating Charities Include:

Mencap, Samaritans, Cancer Research UK, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, Bliss, St Mungos, NSPCC, RNIB, RSPB, YMCA, Macmillan, MS Society, National Childrens Bureau, Age Uk, Diabetes UK, Gingerbread, Anthony Nolan, The National Autistic Society, Help The Hospices, Dyslexia Action and Action Aid.

Martin Pickard

Patron: Martin Pickard CFM FBIFM

Martin Pickard is a well known facilities professional with nearly 40 years of experience in all aspects of the discipline. He now has a portfolio of business interests in the FM training, consulting and communication sectors, including FM Guru  and The Asset Faculty. Martin is a Certified Facility Manager and a Past President of the IFMA UK Chapter. He is a Fellow of the BIFM  and twice Winner of the BIFM Award for Excellence in FM Journalism, Martin is a regular contributor to several magazines and journals and speaks at conferences and seminars all over the world. In 2008 he was named by FM World  as one of the 20 FM Pioneers responsible for the development of FM as a profession.

As Patron of the FM Charity Network Forum, Martin’s role is to enhance its credibility in the FM charity sector and significantly improve the FM Charity Network Forums profile and reach.