Emrill, a leading provider of integrated facilities management services across the UAE, has achieved remarkable success at the third edition of the MEFMA Awards of Excellence in FM 2024, securing five awards in a highly competitive field. The awards ceremony, hosted by the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) on May 8, 2024, celebrated outstanding achievements within the facility management sector.

The awards were held in a gala event that brought together the region’s top professionals to acknowledge the inspiring challenges and significant opportunities within facilities and project management across the region. Among the 40 entities who submitted nominations across 15 categories, Emrill demonstrated industry-leading excellence and innovation in operations, training and development, digitalization, sustainability and leadership.

Emrill received awards in the following categories:

  • Excellence in Health and Safety
  • People Development
  • Sustainability in Operations
  • Technology Implementation
  • Visionary Leader Award, won by CEO Stuart Harrison

The winners were chosen by a distinguished jury composed of esteemed professionals, including Abdulhadi Alalyak, MEFMA Board Member and Head of Corporate Services (Facilities & Real Estate) at Du; Ali AlSuwaidi, MEFMA Vice President & Global FM Vice Chair, Deputy COO at American University of Sharjah; Dr Assem Al-Hajj, CEO and Director at Project Perfect Professional Practices Fz-Ltd (PROPER); Dr Isam Kabbani, FM Specialist, Owner of Project Management Consulting Office; Prof. Jeevan D’Mello, President of Community Associations Institute; Prof. Omar Gnieber, Former Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Benghazi and Board Member at Arab Asset, Facility and Maintenance Management Council.

Stuart Harrison, Emrill’s CEO, expressed his gratitude and vision following the win, saying: "We are profoundly honoured to receive these awards, which reflect our unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in facilities management. At Emrill, we believe in not only adapting to the evolving landscape but also being the force driving it forward. These awards are a testament to the hard work and innovative spirit of our entire team."

Gopalakrishnan, Emrill’s chief operating officer, said: “Winning these awards highlights our commitment to raising industry standards across the region. This recognition is a credit to the relentless dedication and hard work of every member of Emrill’s team. Together, we are setting new benchmarks for excellence in facilities management, driving innovation and sustainability that benefit not just our clients but the entire sector.”

The MEFMA Awards of Excellence in FM promote best practices and raise awareness within the industry. They also highlight MEFMA’s role in developing professional standards and providing educational opportunities, thereby enhancing the knowledge and skills of FM professionals throughout the region.


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About Emrill

Emrill Services LLC is a multi-award-winning integrated facilities management provider in the UAE, providing a full range of hard and soft FM and manned security services with innovative solutions tailored to support its clients, including cutting-edge energy solutions and real-time performance management systems. Emrill commands an exceptionally high level of client retention and has enjoyed continuous growth since its formation.

As an industry leader, Emrill helps organisations shape environments and create great places to live, work and visit while achieving their commercial goals through providing a range of highly effective FM solutions. Sectors serviced include residential, commercial, industrial and master communities, as well as industries as diverse as aviation, logistics, healthcare, retail, hospitality, education and leisure. Emrill's mission to be the region's preferred facilities management partner is being achieved by providing quality services, ensuring safety and building trusted relationships based upon mutual values. Emrill strives for excellence through embracing innovation and empowering its people to be their best through a strong commitment to education and development and employee welfare.

Emrill has been recognised for its learning and development achievements, being named as the winner of the BICSc award for Excellence in Training (International). Emrill also gained CPD certification in 2021, renewing its membership for a third year in 2023 and launching 25 CPD-certified courses.

As the first FM company to be awarded the Dubai Chamber CSR Label for its sustainable and responsible corporate practices, the company has now held this title for 11 consecutive years.

Operating to the highest international standards, Emrill is ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 41001:2018, NICEIC and BICSc accredited. Clients are fully supported through modern IT infrastructure, dedicated client managers and a 24-hour call centre, and also benefit from the newest technology, industry-leading techniques and latest equipment releases consistently delivered through Emrill's ongoing Innovation and Future Ready Programme.

To learn more, please visit www.emrill.com