Govinda, a member of RICS and registered valuer, is a chartered certified accountant with a postgraduate diploma in economics and a certificate in business valuations, who began his career at Pricewaterhouse in audit and tax advisory.
Having worked as an Operations Manager for Hilton, he was the Financial Controller at the luxury Lanesborough Hotel, at which time he worked closely with the Rosewood and Starwood hotel groups at both the local and corporate level.
Govinda joined PKF in London in 2005 where he was a Managing Consultant within the Hotels and Leisure Valuation and Consulting practice. He subsequently joined BDO’s Real Estate Valuation and Consulting team in 2012, where he was a Director responsible for the EMEA, Caribbean and Asia-Pac regions.
Govinda joined Cushman & Wakefield Singapore in 2015 where he was a Director within the Asia-Pac Valuation and Advisory team.
He is now an Executive Director at Colliers International advising on, and valuing investments involving mixed-use, specialist and alternative asset classes across Asia and further afield.
He is also one of Colliers’ dedicated specialist portfolio advisors and valuers in the region, and globally.
Govinda has 17 years of experience in real estate, with specialist knowledge in mixed-used projects and the hotels, gaming, tourism, and hospitality and leisure industries. Over this time he has undertaken numerous assignments including financial and commercial due diligence assignments, dispute resolution, operating company /property company structuring, financial modelling, market demand and feasibility studies, property and business valuations, strategic and internal business reviews, operator searches, asset management, tourism studies, economic impact and needs assessments.
He has also worked on projects in the entertainment, casino, theme park, golf, meetings, MICE, logistics, residential, second home and wider commercial real estate sectors across the UK, EMEA, Asia-Pac and Americas regions.
He has appeared as an expert witness, and prepared reports in relation to disputes in national courts and for international arbitrations.
He has also written a number of published articles, and is a frequent speaker and commentator at a number of hotel and gaming conferences.
Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)
Fellow of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA)
Certificate in Business Valuations
AFFILIATIONS AND memberships
Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
Fellow of Chartered Global Management Accountants
Member of Urban Land Insitute