Financial Sector Office Trends

Andrew Tate, global finance director, shares his insights on the key events influencing the evolution of building typology within the finance sector over the last three decades. In this engaging interview, with Farrah Hassan–Hardwick, marketing and communications director for building engineering services, Andrew discusses a variety of topics prevalent in the zeitgeist, such as the net zero agenda, paramount within the industry, and the fascinating advent of technology since the 1980s and how these trends have shaped modern workspace. 

He explains how building services engineers are helping to address concerns of owner occupiers and tenants regarding the geopolitical landscape and heightened sensitivities of security, resilience and cybersecurity. Within context of seeking to address climate change, a focus on employee’s health and well-being as well as delivering an elegant aesthetic, Andrew highlights key future trends, he believes the industry will experience in the coming years.