B.A. (Hons), M.Sc, MBA, MRICS
Director EMEA Capital Markets
Emea Corporate Group
Head of Global and EMEA Capital Markets
Global Capital Markets & EMEA
London - West End
Luke Dawson is the Head of Global and EMEA Capital Markets for Colliers. He has over 17 years of experience with Colliers and over 20 years of working in the real estate industry, where he has lived in various locations across Europe, North America and the Middle East.
As Head of Global Capital Markets, Luke is responsible for setting the global strategic agenda for Capital Markets, which includes advising clients, growing our global Capital Markets Platform, and connecting capital with opportunities across all asset classes around the world.
As Head of EMEA Capital Markets, Luke is responsible for executing regional strategy and driving the growth of the Capital Markets service line. He is focused on building and leveraging cross-border relationships at the decision-making level and working with our local teams to identify trends and opportunities.
Before leading the Global and EMEA Capital Markets team, Luke was previously Managing Director for Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) and Head of Capital Markets for CEE for Colliers, where he was responsible for driving the investment sales business across the CEE as well as strategic leadership of the overall Central Europe business.
Apart from his experience with Colliers, Luke also led one of the largest private family offices in the Middle East and was responsible for acquisitions, dispositions and operations across three continents.
Managing Director | Global Capital Markets | Asia Pacific
Global Capital Markets
Chris Pilgrim is the Managing Director of Colliers Asia Pacific Capital Markets business and holds a senior leadership position within the Global Capital Markets platform. Based in Singapore, he has responsibility for driving significant growth across Colliers Capital Markets platform in Asia Pacific, whilst he continues to specialise in the deployment of capital into real estate globally. In the last three years, our Capital Markets teams have been involved in over US$230 billion worth of transactions. In addition to being a qualified Chartered Surveyor, Chris sits on the Asia Pacific Executive Committee at Colliers.
Chris has deep experience advising, structuring and transacting across the risk return spectrum. In the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, he has built a strong track record in the marketing of US$1b+ single asset trades and complex development projects, as well as structing and marketing corporate merger and acquisition activity. In his decade of specialising in international investment he has successfully navigated diverse business environments, managing varied cultures and business practices.
Chris is focused on connecting global capital with opportunities across regions and asset classes, working collaboratively with the Colliers teams across the world. He has a unique breadth of global experience and has advised on inter-regional real estate investment on both a direct and indirect basis between APAC, EMEA and the Americas regions. He is an expert in large scale investments with a history of major cross-border transactions totalling in excess of US$10 billion.
EMEA Client Services I Cross Border Capital Markets
London - West End
Key responsibilities include:
- Working alongside the Head of Cross Border Capital Markets to enhance relationships.
- Work on EMEA & Global wide content for pitches, presentations and meetings.
- Finding innovative ways to keep content engaging.
- Assist on all events.