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What’s next for the Office of the Future

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Moderator:
Jamie Jackson | Managing Director, Office Practice Group, Colliers

Panelists:

Roelof van Dijk | Senior Director, National Research & Analytics, Colliers
Cathy French | Senior Vice President & Co - Managing Director, Workplace Advisory, Colliers

Agenda:
• Office occupancy & commuter patterns
• Or What have other’s been doing
• How are leading organizations moving forward with hybrid work?
• What is the purpose of the office in the future?




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Cathy French

Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Workplace Advisory

Toronto Downtown

Cathy brings 25 years of experience collaborating with clients to help them leverage the workplace as a strategic asset to attract, retain & engage top talent, enhance business performance, build culture and manage cost.  She has advised organizations across the globe and across industries on new ways of working, employee experience & wellbeing, workplace transformation, change management, sustainability, and real estate optimization.

Prior to joining Colliers, Cathy worked for RBC as the head of Global Workplace Strategy and Design in the Corporate Real Estate group.  She led a  team of strategists and designers and was responsible for workplace strategy and the design programs for office and retail, for the bank's 24M square foot portfolio.  Cathy developed the 'Workplace of the Future', a global strategy and program to transform RBC workplaces --  to enable organizational objectives, enhance the employee work experience, and optimize the real estate portfolio. She used a design-thinking methodology to engage employees,  gather data and insights and gain executive alignment. Cathy  implemented a measurement process to assess and quantify the effectiveness of the  workplace programs and to gather key learnings to apply for continuous improvement. These initiatives have laid the foundation to support the future of work and the workplace at RBC.

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