Mark Kowal has been appointed as Senior Vice President of the BCO.
15th January 2021
Mark Kowal, Partner at Sheppard Robson, has been appointed as Senior Vice President of the British Council for Offices (BCO).
Formerly Junior Vice President of the BCO, Mark has twenty-five years’ industry experience across all aspects of office design, including speculative and headquarters buildings and covering both new-build and refurbishment solutions.
News of his appointment comes alongside the announcement that Robin Brodie Cooper, Equity Partner and Director at Gleeds, has been elected as President of the BCO with immediate effect and Despina Katsikakis, Executive Partner at Cushman & Wakefield, joins the BCO’s Board of Management as Junior Vice President.
“I am thrilled to become Senior Vice President and to continue my long involvement with the BCO. How we work, and where we do it, is under intense scrutiny, and entering public consciousness like never before. This presents a massive opportunity to show leadership and to help our members, and the industry, chart a new and inspiring path. I am very much looking forward to taking this role within the BCO, supporting Robin and continuing to work with so many passionate professionals focused on improving workplaces and our industry.”
The appointments come at an important time for the office industry, with the pandemic causing a reassessment of how many of us work. Under Brodie Cooper’s Presidency, the BCO will champion the importance of the office and highlight how the sector can adapt to new ways of working and provide the best possible environment for those working in offices.
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