FLEXIBLE workspace provider IWG has named Mark Bhardwaj as head of partnership growth of its Australian franchise team.
Bhardwaj has 18 years of experience across franchise, business development and financial services. Previous positions include head of franchise development at Volkswagen Group Australia, head of sales and operations at Škoda Auto Australia, and both general manager of business development and national franchise development Manager at Ateco Group Australia.
Mark will report to head of partnership growth in Asia Pacific, Matthew James Kenley.
Damien Sheehan, country head of IWG Australia, comments demand for flexible workspace is growing exponentially across the world, including in Australia.
“By 2030, it is predicted that up to 30% of all commercial real estate will be flexible workspace, while flexible working is estimated to increase the total economic output in Australia by an estimated $122 billion,” he said.