Bizspace’s Property Director appointed as WiP Chairman
Lisa Risk, the Property Director of serviced office and industrial workspace provider Bizspace, has been appointed the 2011 Chairman of Women in Property’s (WiP) South East branch.
The announcement comes at a time when the Government is actively seeking to boost the number of female representatives in UK board rooms. WiP state that roles should be given to the best person for the job, regardless of gender, and that women have every right in business boardrooms.
Commenting on her new role, Lisa said:
“Women constitute 40% of the Board at Bizspace, which has always recognised its people on merit. This meritocracy means we are able to combine a broad spectrum of knowledge, skills and experience which brings clear benefits to our flexible workspace business.
“Our forward thinking progressive approach means that we have fantastic staff loyalty as well as being an attraction to our customers to do business with us.”
Gareth Evans, Managing Director of Bizspace, says that the company is a “people business”.
“We’ve focused on building a team of the very best and highly motivated individuals in the industry, regardless of gender, and as a result our relationships with customers has set a new benchmark in the industry.”
Gareth continued: “Lisa fulfils a key role in the refurbishment and management of our 110 nationwide locations and being appointed 2011 chairman of the South East branch of the WiP is a clear acknowledgment of the high regard in which she is held.”
Bizspace offers serviced office space, industrial workspace, studios and workshops in over 100 locations throughout the UK. Find out more about their range of properties by speaking to an officebroker.com representative on 0800 9777 770 or by browsing the website at www.officebroker.com.
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