Global real estate services company, Colliers International today announced the promotion of Davoud Amel-Azizpour to Chief Finance Officer, EMEA, based in its London office.

“Davoud has an impressive track record, combining property knowledge and a wealth of experience having held senior finance roles with RELX Plc a FTSE 100 company and KPMG, one of the ‘Big Four’ accountants,” said Chris McLernon, CEO EMEA at Colliers International. “This new role is a key executive position within our rapidly growing business and as a member of the EMEA Executive team, Davoud will assist in strategy development and implementation; as well as M&A, reporting, planning and compliance. His primary focus will be the management of EMEA financial reporting through to the Group finance team in Toronto; as well as supporting the EMEA and Global Management Teams with strategic, financial and corporate development projects across the region.”

Neil Livingstone, Managing Director at Colliers International Spain, commented: “Davoud is a member of the Board of Directors in Colliers International Spain and has played a key role in the growth of Colliers in Spain. His appointment as EMEA CFO will contribute to the success and expansion of Colliers at a anational and regional level".

Davoud joined Colliers in 2013 from DTZ where he was UK Financial Controller.