Regional Facilities Manager
Simon joined Collers International in April 2019 having returned from travelling Australia. Simon initially joined as a Building Facilities Manager in Edinburgh managing a multi-let office building in the West End.
Having recently joining the IPM team in Glasgow, Simon is now a Regional Facilities Manager and manages a portfolio across Scotland and supports the wider management team. The portofolio includes mult-let office blocks, industrial units and retail parks. He is responsible for the line management and site staff across a number of buildings also.
He previously worked with Cushman and Wakefield (Formerly DTZ) for 4 years as a Facilities Manager and Centre Manager (Springfield Quay, Glasgow) before leaving to travel Australia in March of 2018. During his travels, he worked as a Project Facilities Manager with JLL in Melbourne and had a brief stint as a Technical FM with CBRE in Sydney for 3 months managing the commericla buildings at Circular Quay and The Rocks and the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Received numerous awards for management of Springfield Quay in Glasgow
BIFM Level 4 Membership
IOSH Managing Safely Certification
HND Business Administration - Motherwell College
Head of Scotland
As department head, Douglas has overall responsibility for approximately 500 properties under management with a total rent roll in excess of £230million. Helpdesk for tenant/occupier use and a full property accounts team. He has developed the business management procedures required for ISO9001 accreditation used by the CCRE IPM department across the UK.
I have over 20 years’ experience in the property industry working for a diverse range of clients in both the public and private sectors including corporate investors such as Aviva and British Land; corporate occupiers such as Royal Bank of Scotland, Pizza Hut and Kwik-Fit; and economic development agencies and various local councils . I am one of two Scottish based directors in our Investment Property Management team working from our Glasgow office.