Alex is a real estate professional with broad European and Asia Pacific (APAC) experience spanning 28 years.
Alex has worked across the entire breadth of services including Strategic Consulting, Workplace Strategy, Lease Administration, Transaction- Project- and Facility Management. His experience across multiple asset classes is extensive, leveraging local subject matter experts globally.
In Corporate Solutions, Alex has provided services including leasing (office & industrial), Project Management Office, delivery of project fitout, development and execution of portfolio strategies, along with developing cohesive account management structures.
Alex was selected for participation in a two year management development program, after being identified as one of the leading professionals in the APAC region. He has always proved his value-add within the real estate industry, with the benefit of cultural fluency gained through 20 years of living and working in Asia.
Alex’s career originated in consulting and project management, specialising in banking trading floors across European financial centres.
He moved to Hong Kong in 1994, spent 4 years supporting banking clients, before an 18 month Country Manager role in Vietnam.
His APAC real estate career developed with his role as Head of Strategic Occupancy Planning for Jones Lang LaSalle. He worked with numerous Corporate Clients to challenge assumptions, and developing strategies to achieve major space savings. Execution of this strategy resulted in flexible commitments, right-sized to future needs.
In 2004 Alex joined CBRE as Head of Corporate Services for the Singapore hub and spent 8 years managing and growing the team, and client base across APAC. He increased the service breadth, representing Corporate tenants across the region.
He developed client portfolio strategies to streamline their Real Estate assets and achieve considerable cost savings. Alex was seconded to various clients’ Corporate Real Estate teams to manage portfolios including Amex, HSBC, NSN & Shell, and delivering projects across APAC.
Most recently, Alex led the British Telecom account for Colliers covering the Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa region. He was instrumental in the BT Transformation project to align their portfolio with future business drivers, and achieve the prescribed savings targets.
Alex currently manages the Thomson Reuters, Microsoft, Xeror and Jaguar Land Rover accounts in EMEA
Bachelor of Arts – Design Nottingham University