ABOUT US

Freidman is passionate about its people, understanding that without great people, we cannot grow and develop to our full potential. 

As a business we want to be an employer of choice and to achieve this we have put into place a benefits and training and development package to ensure that every member of the team has the ability to reach their full potential within the business and industry itself.

OUR TEAM

Andy Erskine

Chief Executive Officer

An electrical engineer by trade, Andy is an experienced facilities management professional capable of delivering at all levels of the facilities spectrum.  Andy has enjoyed a diverse career within the built environment delivering across projects in almost every discipline. 

 

Andy’s unique abilities and experience within the industry allows him to work closely with clients and suppliers to leverage bespoke service delivery models that move beyond simply delivering a service. Understanding that every client is unique and has differing requirements creates sustainable solutions that add value to the client in the right way.

Harlan Lunn

Projects Director

Harlan has extensive experience of managing complex FM, M&E, fit-out and construction projects working with clients across government, education, utilities, commercial and financial sectors.  He has an excellent reputation for client service and communication skills. 

Amelia Fisk

Chris Howard

Chief Operating Officer

With over 30 years in the industry, Chris is a highly knowledgeable and driven operational director.  He is a natural problem solver, drawing from experiences gained whilst working on a varied background of contracts within the full FM, hard service and maintenance environment.  

As an electrical engineer trained within the Royal Navy, Chris understands implicitly the need to maintain systems to the highest possible standards.  He drives this same ethos within the teams that he manages.  This is reflected in the very strong relationships that he and his teams have with their clients.

Sharon Bennett

National Accounts Manager

Sharon has extensive senior operational cleaning experience having held high profile roles as both client and service provider, including almost three decades with major UK retailer M&S.  Sharon has exceptional operational efficiency and meticulous attention to detail.  

Karen Meredith

Jackie Hughes

Finance Director

Jackie is responsible for ensuring the financial integrity of our business which covers all financial aspects of the business including management accounts, statutory accounts, financial analysis, budgeting, cashflow, VAT, credit control, payroll & HR. 

 

Prior to joining Freidman, Jackie has worked as a Finance Director and previously a Financial Controller in a broad spectrum of industries ranging from leading blue chip electrical wholesale and worldwide car parts distribution, to a group of garden centres, a group of builders merchants and a group of aggregates businesses.

Keith Turner

National Accounts Manager

Keith has recently joined Freidman, bringing with him over 20 years’ experience of managing large teams and international property portfolios within healthcare, residential, retail and corporate market sectors.  Keith's strengths lie in building trust and strong relationships with our clients and developing his team members with support, training and mentoring.  

Jannette Cook

Business Development Director

Amelia is a highly motivated and ambitious Business Development professional, with several years of experience in the Facilities Services and property management industry.  Amelia has joined us to expand Freidman FM's customer base, building client relationships and seeking new business opportunities within the FM arena across a broad range of sectors.  

Andy Soper

Building Services Manager

Andy began his career at NIBSC, where he completed a mechanical engineering apprenticeship, gaining hands-on experience maintaining air handling and containment plant, steam producing boilers and incinerators. After running his own business for several years, Andy now heads up our mobile technical team, scheduling all PPM for our FM contracts.

Gina Slater

Payroll Manager

With over 30 years’ experience within payroll, and a further 10 years’ experience as an HR Administrator, Gina is an expert in her field.  She has been with the company since 2005, supporting staff through TUPE transitions and welcoming new starters as part of the friendly head office team.

Nicole Hart

Facilities Manager

Nicole manages the delivery of Facilities Management Services for one of our high profile banking clients within the City of London.  Nicole has a diverse role, which includes the management of several multi-discipinary teams including cleaning, planned and reactive maintenance, energy management, project management, space planning, moves and changes and statutory compliance. 

QSHE Manager

As one of the most intuitive and knowledgeable Health & Safety professionals in the industry, Karen has extensive experience and expertise in the translation of H&S legislation and best practice into safe working methodology.  This ensures the safety of our employees and statutory compliance of our clients. 

Joanna Kennedy

Contract Support Manager

Jo provides invaluable support to our Operations team and engineering staff to ensure that all our contracts run smoothly.  Jo is also responsible for making sure that we are using our CAFM system to its full potential, and that it is integrated, and fully-functioning throughout the business - vital as the company grows. 

Samantha Stone

Finance Manager

Sam is responsible for processing all the sales  and purchase invoices, bank reconciliations, expenses and supplier payments.  As well as ensuring a healthy cash-flow into the business from our clients, Sam ensures that our supplier partners are paid on time to keep our contracts running smoothly.

Jackie Barnes

Facilities Manager

A fantastic people manager, Jackie currently leads our highly motivated multi-skilled FM team at one of our high-profile government locations. 

 

As well as organising the day-to-day FM requirements of the business, Jackie schedules planned maintenance and reactive works for front of house, security, hard and soft services to deliver a seamless service for our client. 

Service Desk Manager

Jannette oversees the day-to-day activities of the Service Desk operations to ensure customers, users and business teams are fully-supported. As well as scheduling engineers, raising purchase orders, quotes, and contracts within Freidman's CAFM system, Jannette also creates reports and provides information to support the Operations team in the analysis of products and service measures against KPIs. Jannette also trains new team members on the existing software.

Kristine Vitenburga

Assistant National Accounts Manager

Kristine supervises, mentors, trains and provides hands-on support to our soft services teams to enable them to complete their duties to the best of their ability.  She organises and energises our employees, ensures they are working safely, with all the right tools for the job, with the objective of consistently maintaining impeccable standards for our clients.  

Sally Ellis

Marketing & Bid Manager

With over 18 years’ experience in senior marketing management, Sally has a strong and expanding knowledge of full-suite marketing within the FM arena and horizontal and vertical market sectors.  With a love of graphic design, Sally thrives under pressure, and loves nothing more than grass-roots marketing, working with the business development team to create high-spec tender proposals and presentations within the tight deadlines so characteristic of the FM environment!

Andy Ivill

Cleaning Supervisor

Qualified to BICSc Assessor (Levels 1 & 2) standard, Andy joins Freidman from the retail sector with over 17 years experience and expertise in managing and supervising large multi-location cleaning teams within the fast-paced corporate office and in-store retail environment.  His career includes numerous supervisory roles for clients such as M&S, B&Q, Ikea and Makro.   His strengths lie in people management - driving, mentoring and coaching his teams to deliver the exacting, first class standards required by blue chip clients to consistently deliver impressive results.   

CONTACT US

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Freidman FM Ltd

Centaur House

Ancells Business Park

Fleet

Hampshire, GU51 2UJ

08448 118745

info@freidman.co.uk

Freidman FM Ltd

Centaur House

Ancells Business Park

Fleet

Hampshire

United Kingdom

GU51 2UJ

08448 118745

info@freidman.co.uk

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