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Davoud Amel-Azizpour

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Chief Executive Officer EMEA

EMEA Finance

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Professional Summary

As Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Davoud is responsible for establishing and leading the strategic direction and delivering business expansion through the fulfilment of our Enterprise ’25 growth strategy. Davoud joined Colliers in an Executive Board role in 2012 holding the position of Head of EMEA Finance and Corporate Development. In 2017 he became Chief Financial Officer for the region, before becoming the CEO for EMEA in 2022.

Focused on delivering the bold targets set in the five-year Enterprise ’25 growth strategy, Davoud supports organic growth through the EMEA expert country leadership team, business line expansion, particularly in Capital Markets, Property Management, and Occupier Services, and strategic acquisitions that enable the EMEA region to build at scale. Notable examples in the first six months of 2022 include:

·       The acquisition of Colliers Italy. Previously an affiliated full-service commercial real estate firm, and Antirion SGR S.p.A., one of the largest real estate investment management firms in Italy. Read more here

·       The expansion of Colliers’ Iberian Peninsula offering with the opening of a Portuguese office in Lisbon. Read more here

·       The strategic partnership agreement with Paragon, one of the UK’s largest independent building and project consultancies. Read more here

Before Colliers, Davoud began his career at KPMG and then moved to FTSE 100 listed Group Reed Elsevier plc.  Davoud also spent time working in the UK business of DTZ.

Accomplishments

M&A

Strategy

Recruitment

Restructuring

Contract negotiation

Forecasting

Education

2000: BSc Mathematics 2:1 - Bristol University

 

Memberships & Involvements

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Clients

Colliers, Reed Elsevier plc, KPMG, DTZ plc

Featured News

1 Dec 2022

Colliers completes Nordic acquisition of Pangea Property Partners

Regional real estate leader formed to offer full suite of services to investors, owners, and occupiers
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6 Sep 2022

Colliers to create market leader in Nordics

Acquisition of Pangea Property Partners boosts EMEA presence, strengthens Nordic leadership and capital markets service offering
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