Brian Collins

Based in Redmond Washington, Brian is currently responsible for leading Microsoft’s Strategic Portfolio and Occupancy Planning team, in addition to the Change Management and Accessibility initiatives across the companies 14m square feet corporate headquarters. Brian also leads the Microsoft Supported Employment Program.

Brian joined Microsoft in 1996 as the Facilities Manager for the Dublin campus, and in his previous roles with Microsoft he was responsible for Facility management in EMEA (Europe Middle East & Africa) where he coordinated facilities activities over 160 locations in 50+ countries, Brian also led the Global Workplace Strategies Group; defining and driving the ‘Workplace Advantage (WPA)’ program; including Workplace research, knowledge management, change management project consulting across Microsoft’s global portfolio.

In 2019 Brian testified at the US Commission for Civil Rights in Washington DC on the abolition of subminimum wage for people with disabilities as he continues to be an ally for people with disabilities. Brian is also a board member of CoreNet Global Washington State Chapter.