Pete Sellars

2016-2018 - Pete Sellars

Pete has 40 years’ experience of managing and delivering professional healthcare estate & facilities services. He has held senior management roles at national, strategic, and operational levels within the Department of Health and the NHS.

He was Head of Profession for NHS Estates & Facilities Policy at the Department of Health where his principal role was to ensure the delivery of the NHS Constitutions rights for a clean, safe, fit for purpose patient care environment, and the production of technical guidance and best practice material for the NHS.

He also led the successful development and introduction of a number of national programs. These included the NHS Premises Assurance Model, Procure 21+ Construction Framework, SHAPE, and PLACE, and more recently The Lord Carter NHS Estates & Facilities Productivity and Efficiency programme.

Pete is a Chartered Engineer, who is also a professional qualified in Healthcare Facilities Management, Programme and Project leadership, and is an accredited Government & NHS Gateway Reviewer. He is also a Trustee of the Carbon Energy Fund.

Pete has been working with the institute to implement his 5 key themes:

1): Strengthening engagement with all members

2): Raising profile of apprentices and craft persons nationality and locally, and supporting the training and development of all our members throughout their careers (apprentices and craftspersons)

3) Developing our future membership base and strengthening our national voice through wider collaboration with University sector to strengthen academic links and membership base.

4): Collaboration with HEFMA and other professional bodies to create a stronger unified national EFM voice.

5) Raising IHEEM national and International profile by working closely with academic and training providers, endorsement and accreditation of EFM training and development packages, including CPD.

5a) Forming and developing in partnership with HefmA, HBE. Ltd a subsidiary trading arm aimed at developing future NHS guidance.

During his stewardship Pete introduced the Lord Carter Innovation and the National Apprenticeship Awards, alongside establishing the IHEEM free affiliate membership for tradespeople working directly in the NHS and the NHS Trust joint affiliate membership programme in conjunction with HEFMA.

Signed an International MOU with the Chinese Healthcare Association in conjunction with colleagues from our Hong Kong branch, and confirmed arrangements for IHEEM to host 2019 International conference. In Manchester.

Personal highlights for Pete during IHEEM 75th Anniversary was the opportunity to reflect on the Institute Heritage, reward and celebrate our longstanding members and the drive to actively balance our membership, alongside overseeing the success of our flagship Manchester Conference.