Arena Face2Face Interview

with Matt Brabin, CEO, ISS UK & Ireland

Matt Brabin, the CEO of ISS UK & Ireland, is set to take the hot seat opposite ITN’s Alastair Stewart OBE at the Arena Face2Face Interview & Lunch on Monday 25 September 2017. In August 2016, Matt Brabin took on the role of CEO of ISS UK & Ireland, with a focus on driving the business forward and developing contract growth with major organisations.  In an exclusive interview, he will give an insight into the achievements and challenges of his first year at the helm and the strategies in place to ensure continued growth and competitive advantage.

Join the conversation #ArenaF2F17

Buy Tickets

Single Tickets Excl. VAT

  • Members £159
  • Non-members £199

Tables of 10 Excl. VAT

  • Members £1,431
  • Non-members £1,791

Event Timings

11.45am Arrival and drinks reception
12.45pm Arena Face2Face Interview: ITN's Alastair Stewart interviews Matt Brabin, CEO, ISS UK & Ireland
1.30pm Three-course seated lunch
3.30pm Cash and bar networking
4.00pm Close

The Event

In August 2016, Matt Brabin took on the role of CEO of ISS UK & Ireland, with a focus on driving the business forward and developing contract growth with major organisations.  At the Arena Face2Face Interview & Lunch, in an exclusive interview with ITN’s Alastair Stewart OBE, Matt will give an insight into the achievements and challenges of his first year at the helm and the strategies in place to ensure continued growth and competitive advantage.

Part of ISS A/S, one of the world’s leading facility services companies, ISS UK & Ireland has a turnover of £1.2bn and employs approximately 46,200 people to deliver high-quality support services – from catering, cleaning and integrated FM to international and technical services – to a range of industry sectors.

Don’t miss:

- Matt Brabin’s live interview: Find out more about ISS UK & Ireland’s operations and strategy for growth, its CSR and sustainability initiatives, and its role in achieving ISS’ goal of becoming the World’s Greatest Service Organisation. Topics for discussion include:

  • The Power of the Human Touch: ISS’ strategy of directly employed staff
  • Pride in leadership: the role of the new but experienced senior management team
  • A large and complex business: the benefits of a truly national operation with a global commercial presence
  • A business on a journey: the changing face of ISS after a decade of acquisition in the noughties
  • Customer focus: helping customers meet their agendas

- Excellent opportunities to interact with professionals from across the foodservice and hospitality industry.
- The exceptional hospitality of The Berkeley, one of Knightsbridge’s leading 5-star hotels. 

About Matthew Brabin

Matthew joined ISS UK in March 2009 and took on his current position of ISS UK&I CEO on 1 August 2016. He is focussed on driving the support services business forward both in the UK and Ireland with particular focus on strategy whilst developing global contracts for major blue-chip organisations.

Prior to this promotion Matthew was Regional CFO for the ISS Northern Europe Region, which comprises UK&I, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland and represents approximately one third of the overall Group turnover. Matthew was appointed to this role in June 2015 when he relocated with his family to Copenhagen from the UK.

Prior to that Matthew was the CFO of ISS UK&I from March 2009 to May 2015. In addition to being the CFO Matthew had responsibility for the functions of IT, Procurement, Legal, and Payroll. While UK&I CFO Matthew completed the Group’s Senior Leadership Development Programme.

Previously Matthew was the Group CFO of ArmorGroup plc from 2006 through to May 2008 when it was acquired by G4S plc when he took on responsibility of Acting Managing Director of the business.  Prior to that Matthew was Group Finance Director of Tenon Group PLC, the business services group, and before that worked for 11 years at Logica plc, holding the position of Director UK Group Finance. While at Logica Matthew lived in the USA for 2 years as US CFO. Matthew is a Chartered Accountant and worked for KPMG between 1987 and 1992. Matthew studied at Sheffield University where he read Accounting and Financial Management.

Outside work Matthew likes to spend time with his wife and three daughters, with hobbies of cycling and golf when time permits.  

Event Bookings Terms & Conditions:
​For bookings cancelled 28 days or more before the event, a full monetary refund will be given. For bookings cancelled between 21 and 28 days prior to the event, a credit against a future event will be given. No refunds or credits will be given less than 21 days before an event. No refunds or credits will be given for non-attendance of the event​.