SINGAPORE, 4 April 2019 -- Colliers International (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, has appointed Ana Ballesteros to lead Workplace Solutions business in South Asia based in Singapore, with effect from 1 April, 2019.

With a background in architecture and over 15 years of international experience in design, infrastructure, project management, facilities and strategy planning across EMEA, APAC and The Americas, Ana is well versed in the cross-cultural complexities within these businesses.

Abhishek Bajpai, Executive Director of Corporate Solutions at Colliers, commented: “Ana’s appointment highlights Colliers’ ongoing commitment to strengthening our geographic leadership and providing a best-in-class workplace solutions platform to domestic and international clients in our rapidly growing South Asia region.”

In her new role, Ana will utilise her specialist experience in design, workplace strategy and organisational change management to help enterprise clients develop real estate solutions that foster business goals and optimal employee experience. She will work with occupier-focused teams to create strategies that deliver effective, high performance user environments.

Truddy Cheung, Head of Workplace Solutions, Asia, at Colliers, commented: “Ana is a passionate individual who thrives on creating meaningful workplaces. Together with Ana I look forward to broadening our workplace consultancy business in servicing our occupier enterprises in Asia.”

Ana will report directly to Truddy and will take an active role on the Regional Workplace team to solidify and extend Colliers’ Workplace Solutions service offerings in Asia. 

Prior to joining Colliers, Ana was with another global real estate consultancy in Occupier Consulting and led global real estate strategy for Standard Chartered Bank, as well as design for Cisco Systems transformation platform in APAC. Ana is fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.