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Ian Albert

B.Sc (Hons), MRICS
Regional Director | Middle East

Al Shafar Tower 1
12th Floor
Barsha Heights
P O Box 48817
United Arab Emirates

Office: +971 4 453 7400

Mobile: +971 55 899 6070


I have worked extensively throughout the United Kingdom and The Middle East, North and Southern Africa having been involved in projects in all of the Arabian Gulf Countries, the Levant, North and South Africa GCC countries plus Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Namibia, Kingdom of Swaziland, Lesotho, Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan.

​For the last 20 years I have been based in the GCC, initially as an Associate Partner with a consultancy firm and later as the General Manager of a UAE focused Real Estate Investment Company.  For the last 12 years I have  lead the Valuation and Advisory teams of Colliers International MENA offices with P&L responsibility for the following teams in the Midddle East and North Africa region;  Valuations (residential aand commercail teams), Development Solutions, Healthcare, Education, Plant and Machinery Valuations and Hospitality.


  • Opened Dubai office for Colliers
  • Establishing Colliers International in new market - Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Egypt
  • Leading multi-discipline groups



Valuation and Advisory Services, Corporate Solutions, Research Services, Brokerage: Tenant Representation, Development Consulting, Town Planning, Area Development, Business Development, Consultancy Services, Healthcare Services, Residual Land Value, Transit Oriented Development, Mixed-Use Properties, Hotels, Land, Office, Residential / Multi-Family


JAFZA, Emaar, Meraas, Barwa, Dubai International Financial Center, Dubai Airport Free Zone, Eagle Hills,


BSc (Hons) Land Administration, North East London Polytechnic, London, United Kingdom

OND Building Studies, Hugh Baird College, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors


Affiliations & Memberships

MRICS - Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

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