Executive Director & Head
Bastiaan is currently an Executive Director and Head of the Occupier Services team. Bastiaan manages and leads the Tenant Representation, Project Management and Industrial Brokerage function. His main focus is ensuring team performance and growth in tandem with leading complex transaction projects for diverse global multinational companies with occupancy needs throughout Singapore.
Pertinent to this assignment Bastiaan has led complex transaction projects for diverse global multinationals throughout the entire Asia-Pacific region and his expertise includes transaction management, tenant representation, portfolio reviews and divestment analysis.
In Asia - Pacific, Bastiaan lived and worked in; Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia and Australia.
Prior to joining Colliers International, Bastiaan worked for another RE Brokerage for over six years, where in his latest role he lead the Tenant Representation team in Seoul.
Furthermore he also worked for an investment bank whereby he dedicated a portion of his career raising capital, both debt and equity, in the international capital markets on behalf of selected third party clients throughout Asia Pacific.
Masters of Science in International Real Estate Markets, with commendation, from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate Studies from the Netherlands
Managing Director | Asia
As Managing Director of Emerging Markets, I am responsible for expanding Colliers’ client base and identifying new business and opportunities for cross-border collaboration in partnership with the Managing Directors of our emerging markets businesses. Our emerging markets portfolio includes operations in Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Based in Singapore, I have over 22 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry.
Managing Director & Head | Asia
Enterprise Market Solutions | Occupier Services
I've spent the past 19 years in Asia, with 7 of those years spent working in brokerage in Shanghai, China assisting MNC's who wished to establish or expand their China operations.
I have been based in Singapore since 2011 working in the Corporate Solutions division and more recently managing our Regional Tenant Representation platform team and providing strategic Real Estate advice to corporate occupiers all across the Asia Pacific region.
I currently lead the Colliers Technology Occupiers Practice Group for Asia