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Peter Ankerstjerne

Chair of the Board

Peter Ankerstjerne
MBA, COP, IFMA Fellow
Chair of the Board
Chief Strategy Officer, The Planon Group

Peter Ankerstjerne, MBA, COP, FRICS, IFMA Fellow has more than 25 years of experience covering most aspects of facility management, service management, outsourcing, marketing and strategy development.

Ankerstjerne has spent most of his career with the ISS Group, where he led the development of the Integrated Facility Services concept from idea to implementation. From 2008 to 2018 he held the position as Group Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). From April 2019 to March 2020 he was Senior Vice President, Head of Digital FM and Workplace Experience, EMEA at Weworks “Powered by We”, from April 2020 to February 2021 he was Managing Director, Global Lead of FM and Employee Services at JLL and today he works as Chief Strategy Officer for Planon, where he is responsible for Strategy & Innovation, Strategic Partnerships, Marketing and Communications. Peter is member of Planon’s executive board.

Ankerstjerne has an MBA from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark and is a Certified Outsourcing Professional (COP). As a member of Workplace Evolutionaries, he has been instrumental in establishing the WE Denmark Hub. He has served on several advisory boards, including the Advisory Board for International Business Development at Copenhagen Business School and the Strategic Advisory Board at the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP). He was part of developing the IFMA Regional Advisory Board strategy and was critical in establishing the European Advisory Board on which he still serves.

Ankerstjerne is a former IFMA Foundation trustee and is actively involved in the industry as both a speaker and a debater. Apart from IFMA, he is also a member of CoreNet, RICS and IAOP. In 2015, Ankerstjerne was appointed as a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), and in 2016 he was named IFMA Fellow. He joined IFMA in 2005 and has been on the board of directors since 2016.

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