Chris Hood

Trained and qualified as an Architect, Chris Hood, typically moves well outside his formal training, and certainly outside “the box” in order to seek bold, innovative solutions in the field of Facility Management, Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Management. Currently, he is focused on bringing multi disciplinary thinking to the table in pursuit of better workplace solutions
He has written articles, books, presented papers at major events, holds a US patent for furniture design, is a past winner of the Corenet Global Innovation Award, and was a co-founder the workplace communities at both Corenet and IFMA (The Workplace Evolutionaries – WE).
Following a 30-year career at Hewlett Packard and 5 years at CBRE, Chris is now Director of European Consulting at Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA), a specialized advisory group helping organizations though the process of transforming the way they work in preparation for the exciting new world that lies ahead.