This session will explain (using facts and figures):
- HSBC occupation of office space pre-COVID and how corporate policy and Government regulations changed patterns of working forever in Asia: January to September 2020.
- HSBC’s business occupiers change in thinking around the role of the office and what this means for workplace design, space use and relationship between them and workplace practitioners.
- Lessons learnt from the experience to date and some thoughts on the future of workplace in the fast evolving and digitally transforming banking sector.
Marcus Bowen, HSBC, Asia Pacific
Marcus is a Chartered Building Surveyor and a long way from his early life of building maintenance. For the last 13 years he has been living in Hong Kong and specialises in the management of corporate real estate (CRE). He is HSBC’s Head of CRE Planning and Space Data Management for Asia Pacific region, an estate of over 57,000 ‘workstations’ from Japan to New Zealand to India. Marcus is a co-founder of Work&Place and defines his interests based on the time he spends on them: All things ‘Work&Place’, 1930s Porto town houses, cooking, BBC Radio 4 dramas, yoga. Motto: Tempus Fugit.