World FM Day 2017: with Ricardo Crepaldi and Flavio Gueiros “Impact of Risk Areas in FM Business - Hazardous Industries and Service Provider Management" live from Brazil

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017


Date / Time:

  • São Paulo: 18.05.2017, 09:00 (9am)
  • Houston: 18.05.2017, 07:00 (7am)
  • UTC:  18.05.2017, 12:00 (12pm)


Ricardo Crepaldi, MSc, Director, Crepaldi Representações e Assessoria Ltda.
Flavio Gueiros, FMP, Infrastructure Coordinator, Petrobras S.A.




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“Impact of Risk Areas in FM Business – Hazardous Industries and Service Provider Management” live from Brazil


It’s well known that FM needs strong skills, not only in FM itself, but also on market specific competencies related to the industry being served. On this discussion we’ll talk about how the risk level in some business can impact FM daily activities in specific points: cost, performance and general issues. Our base will be the most restrictive and hazardous industries and his respective risk areas. If the FM understands better these points the professional can easily find its way to manage activities in this kind of environment and be well prepared for future issues, working on mitigation plans first hand. Other important part of this presentation will be a discussion about alternatives whether to develop or keep service providers companies inside FM business into a higher level, working to mitigate some ”bad” surprises as bankruptcy, cost litigations, lack of performance, among others.

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss quality & development of FM service providers
2. Understand risk feeling in harzadous industries
3. Learn FM performance affected by risk
4. Learn management the FM cost control in risk cenarioDiscuss quality & development of FM service providers

Presenter(s) Biography:


Ricardo Crepaldi, MSc, Director, Crepaldi Representações e Assessoria Ltda.



Ricardo serves as Partner and Senior Director of Crepaldi Representações e Assessoria Ltda, where he’s responsible for directing the facility and sustainability management advisory and assistance in strategic business and customers operation activities.

Ricardo previously worked 23 years for the Boehringer Ingelheim (Pharmaceutical), AB-InBev (Beverage) and General Motors (Automotive), where he has provided facilities and environmental management and support services that shaped, improved and optimized the business environment with strong actions and leadership with direct actions in Latin America, Africa and Middle East. Working also together in strategic decisions and improvements for India, South Korea, China, US and Europe. Ricardo has as well more than 6 years in Academic area.

Ricardo joined IFMA in 2012, and in 2015 joined FM Consultants Council, actually he’s a chair of Strategic and Tactical Action Group and western hemisphere webinar coordinator (since late 2015) of FMCC.

He currently serves as the president of Brazilian Environmental Association Chapter, a general coordinator of Technical Chamber of Environmental and Climate Changes for Sao Paulo State of ABES, a vice-president of Facilities Manager’s Group and an advisor of Brazilian Facilities Association.

Ricardo’s credentials include two degrees in chemistry studies (Bachelor of Science and Academic field), a Specialist-level degree in environmental engineering, a Master of Sciences in environmental technology, an enhancement study in Controller and Business Administration and is Certified ISO 14000 auditor.

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Flavio Gueiros, FMP, Infrastructure Coordinator, Petrobras S.A.

Flavio is an experienced and professional facilities and logistical manager with 15+years of hands on experience delivering on organizational goals, leading teams in process improvement, change management, and innovative solutions to complex operational challenges.

Flavio engaged on Petrobras 14 years ago as a business administrator and had many different roles (from planning and controlling analyst to training and development specialist) until he gets in touch with FM in 2009 in a construction site of an oil refinery. Nowadays he leads the FM team of this same unit while contributes to corporate initiatives in contracts standardization, cost optimization and process integration.

Flavio has a bachelor and master degree in business administration. Joinend IFMA in 2014 and received FMP designation in 2015.

The Session is proudly presented by

World FM Day 2017 – The FMCC Event Team:

Ondrej-1Teena ShouseDavid ReynoldsJoshua AmosStephen Brown

Ondrej Strup, IFMA FellowFMCC Board Member as Secretary
Teena Shouse, IFMA Fellow – FMCC Baord Member as President-Elect
David Reynolds – FMCC STAG 1st Co-Chair and Podcast & Audio Coordinator
Joshua Amos – Component Liaison at IFMA

Markus GrollFMCC Board Member as 1st Vice President & STAG Liaison
Stephen Brown – Past FMCC Membership Coordinator

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