Our executives across Asia Pacific embrace the enterprising spirit of Colliers. They are passionate, committed leaders who take personal responsibility and always do what's right for our clients, people and communities. They are committed to maximising the potential of property, wherever our clients do business.
Asia Pacific Regional Leadership
Chief Executive Officer | Asia Pacific
As the Chief Executive Officer for Colliers in Asia Pacific, John leads our enterprising culture to ensure we embrace a growth mindset and always do what’s right for our clients, our people and our community across the region. By promoting our values, he ensures our experts maximise potential through collaboration and investing in relationships to ensure they are well positioned to lead our industry into the future. The loyalty demonstrated by our team and our clients have enabled Colliers’ record growth in both the Australia & New Zealand and Asia Pacific regions over the last decade and John is enthusiastic about our future growth potential.
Since joining Colliers in 1991, John has held various transactional, operational and innovation roles before taking the helm as CEO in 2006. In February 2020, he was appointed CEO, Asia Pacific. John is also part of the Global Executive team of Colliers and finds it a privilege to work with a select group of highly motivated experts who have driven our enterprising spirit globally.
Culture has played a strong part of our growth and it’s been humbling to be awarded Aon / Kincentric Best Employer for four consecutive years in Australia and for 2019 in the Philippines, while also being recognised as a LinkedIn Top Company in Australia in 2019. These accolades reflect how Colliers attracts and develops industry leaders, empowering them to think and act differently to drive exceptional results.
John is committed to ensuring Colliers diversifies its service offering to meet the specialised requirements of our clients and lead our industry into the future. To meet that need, John has enjoyed working with a team of specialists to secure several strategic acquisitions that support our growth. By developing new areas of expertise, our market-leading experts can deliver enterprising solutions to maximise the potential of property and accelerate the success of our clients and our people.
Chief Financial Officer | Asia Pacific
As the ANZ CFO for Colliers International and as a member of the ANZ Executive I have responsibility for organisational wide leadership, driving sound financial strategy and control, plus ensuring effective risk management across the ANZ business.
Having joined Colliers International in 2016, my career has spanned 20+ years leading Finance and Technology functions including large scale transformations, developing business & cost effectiveness strategies, business planning and strategy - both globally and across Asia Pacific region.
Prior to joining Colliers International I held various leadership positions at Scentre Group (formerly Westfield), Hewlett Packard (HP) Financial Services, Compaq Computers and an early career in the Chartered Accounting profession at BDO Nelson Parkhill.
Chief Operating Officer | Asia Pacific
Sam is Managing Director of Occupier Services Asia at Colliers International. With over 21 years corporate real estate experience and over 14 years in Asia Pacific, Sam has a demonstrated track record of delivering holistic global real estate solutions for corporate occupiers across the region.
Sam spearheads the strategic direction and has overall responsibility for the growth of the Colliers Occupier Services business in Asia, including Corporate Solutions, Tenant Representation, Flexible Workspace Consulting, Workplace Advisory, Wellness Consulting, Lease Administration and Project Management. Having joined Colliers in 2015, he has implemented strategic business plans and strategies that have contributed to the successful growth of the division.
Sam is a member of the APAC leadership team.
Regional Director, Marketing & Communications | Asia Pacific
Corporate Marketing & Communications
Emma is an Executive Marketing and Business Development Director whose success stems from a leadership ability that actively works on improving areas within businesses and teams alike to capitalise on talent and deliver marketing campaigns that connect with and engage clients. Her passion for transformation has enabled her to achieve outstanding outcomes for marketing campaigns in a 20-year career spanning professional services, consultancy, finance, and legal sectors.
Emma is committed to fairness, diversity, and inclusiveness and has shaped adaptable cultures that uphold and champion these values and embedded them in marketing strategies to connect with diverse stakeholders. She is a recognised leader who has facilitated change and transformation to optimise marketing and branding activities within highly competitive markets to facilitate and achieve sustainable growth through new initiatives and programmes.
Purpose-driven and committed, Emma has shaped her career in marketing, and business development to deliver strategies that not only align performance with business objectives but also with stakeholder requirements to drive impactful outcomes in all revenue channels.
Regional Director, People & Performance | Asia Pacific
People & Performance
I am responsible for enhancing the scale, the performance and the satisfaction of our Human Capital across the Asia Pacific region, ensuring Colliers is recognised as the employer of choice for the Property Services industry.
Asia Pacific Country Leadership
Chief Executive Officer | Australia
Malcom is the Chief Executive Officer for Colliers in Australia, delivering on our business plan and driving our enterprising culture. Our company is underpinned by a clear set of values, designed to maximise the potential of property to accelerate the success of our clients and our people.
Over his 27-year career with Colliers, Malcom has had the opportunity to build and grow a number of successful teams. Prior to his current role, he led the NSW business along with the national Industrial business for 15 years. In 2005, Malcom joined the National Executive where the leadership group has steered our business to achieve incredible growth and reinforced our market-leading culture. Our business stability and continuity continue to attract market leaders, empowering them to think and act differently to drive exceptional results.
Colliers has an enterprising culture which underpins our strategy for success. The business has won multiple accolades as a Best Employer and best in class in many service arenas. We appreciate the loyalty of our people and our clients and we thrive on collaborating to create enterprising solutions that exceed expectations.
Within Australia, Malcom has had the benefit of working with a highly regarded leadership team, including John Marasco and Simon Hunt, who are focussed on maximising the potential of property for our clients, through delivering enterprising solutions as we work through the market conditions of 2021. By keeping aligned to our values of being enterprising to exceed expectations and collaborating to drive exceptional results, Colliers are well positioned in 2021 to maximise the potential of property and to be a part of leading our industry into the future, not only in Australia but right across the Asia Pacific region.
Chief Executive Officer | New Zealand
Mark joined Colliers International in 1989, when the company was first established in New Zealand. He assisted in establishing the leasing and agency side of the business in Auckland.
In 1994 Mark was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Colliers in New Zealand. Since then, he has grown the Colliers team in New Zealand from 65 to 650 staff.
Managing Director | China
I have over 23 years' experience in the China real estate market, working in both developers, occupiers and brokerage sides. I have worked in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijng, Shenyang, Chengdu and Xi'an. My expertise includes site selection, acquisition, disposition and portfolio strategy for occupiers, as well as development consulting, portfolio strategy, investment, project lease and sales for developers and investors. Because of my diversed experience in the industry, I have indepth knowledge in real estate policy and market dynamics in the China market, providing real insight and value to my clients.
I started my career in residential and retail brokerage. Then start focusng on Industrial properties since 2006. In 2017, I was responsible for Colliers' West China business, covering Chengdu, Xi'an and Chongqing. In 2019, I was promoted as the Managing Director of China for Colliers, responsible for the full scope of businesses all over China.
Chairman & Managing Director | India
Sankey Prasad joined Colliers India as Managing Director in September 2019 following Colliers’ acquisition of a controlling interest in Synergy, India's leading project management services company, of which Sankey was founder and Chairman. Synergy is now merged with Colliers International in India.
He is responsible for leading the client strategy and growth for the India market. Colliers’ combined operations in India now have more than 1400 professionals operating from 16 offices, providing investment sales, lease brokerage, valuations, workplace consultancy, design services and property and project management to domestic and international investors, occupiers and developers of real estate.
With over 35 years of real estate experience, Sankey is a highly respected industry leader and has helped to create high-performing teams that delivered some of the most complex and challenging projects for investors, developers and occupiers of real estate.
A qualified civil engineer, Sankey has won numerous accolades, both in India and internationally, for his contribution to the real estate sector, including “Most Promising Entrepreneur India 2016” by the Economic Times among others.
Chief Executive Officer | India
Managing Director, Market Development | Asia
Mumbai (Corporate Office)
Ramesh has over 24 years of experience in consulting across top-tier International Property Consultants (IPCs). As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), India & Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Ramesh drives Colliers India’s overall direction, strategy and growth. He is responsible for developing new client relationships, ensuring consistently superior levels of service delivery, and incubating new specializations. Having worked across diverse asset classes such as office, land, warehousing, industrial, retail, residential, data centers, and hotels advising leading domestic and multinational owners, investors, and occupiers, he aligns all business lines towards the firm’s strategy internally and externally.
He develops a country-wide growth plan, manages revenues, operating expenses, and profitability to drive results, identify trends, and take corrective action. Ramesh also creates our workforce to provide innovative future solutions and help clients define and deliver successful real estate projects of the highest quality. As Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Ramesh uses his considerable industry experience to add value beyond the boundaries of India and develop services, expand client relationships, and attract other talented professionals to the company. Ramesh also serves on the Colliers Asia Executive Board.
Before joining Colliers, Ramesh served as the CEO & Country Head of JLL India, where he oversaw the work and outputs of ~12,000 professionals working across transactions, consulting, and annuity businesses. During his tenure, he successfully grew the company to record heights. Previously, Ramesh held other leadership positions at JLL, such as COO – India; MD - West India; South India Markets Head; India Head of Land; MD – Industrial; MD – Chennai; and MD – Hyderabad. Ramesh was one of the youngest International Directors and Country Heads of JLL globally. He has also been a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Board of JLL and the J8, a group of JLL’s eight most prominent countries in terms of profits and revenues globally amongst 80 countries.
Easily one of the most recognizable persons in real estate in India, Ramesh is one of the influential thought leaders in the Industry. He has written widely for prominent publications like the Times of India and Economic Times. He frequently appears on business shows across leading business channels such as CNBC.
A firm believer in the value of education, he has been a guest lecturer at prestigious institutes such as IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kolkata, ISB Hyderabad, JBIMS, and SP Jain.
Managing Director | Hong Kong & Managing Director | Asia CVAS
Managing Director's Office | Hong Kong
CK Lau is the Managing Director | Hong Kong and also leads the Valuation & Advisory Services business as Managing Director | Asia. He has over 30 years’ property experience in valuation, real estate consultancy and investment sales in Hong Kong, mainland China and the Asian region.
His expertise includes development consultancy; government lease modification application and premium negotiations; investment and development sites sales; litigation valuation advice and expert witness in the High Court/Lands Tribunal/arbitration; portfolio valuations; REIT property advice; rental determination; and valuation due diligence services.
He writes regularly on topics relating to land use and development in Hong Kong since 2010. His collection of over 200 articles in the Hong Kong Economic Journal and other publications can be viewed through the following link:
CK is also a member in the following publications:
• “The HKIS Valuation Standards 2017 & 2020”
• “HKIS Guidance Notes on Valuation of Development Land” published in 2016
• “Surveyors acting as experts in commercial rent determinations” Joint guidance note Hong Kong prepared by the HKIS and RICS Hong Kong” 1st edition 2015
Managing Director & Chairman
As Managing Director and Country Head of Japan, Yukihiro is responsible for leading the growth of Colliers’ business in Japan and oversees the Tokyo and Osaka offices.
With over 40years of industry experience, Yukihiro was Executive Managing Director of CBRE’s Capital Markets Division in Japan and champions the company’s strategy to capture more Japanese capital into regional and global markets.
He brings comprehensive knowledge of sourcing on domestic and foreign funds; structuring finance deals; supervising international business initiatives; and overseeing the acquisition and management of office buildings, hotels, housing developments and land acquisitions.
He supervised all international business for Sumitomo and subsequently worked in the commercial real estate brokerage business at Sumitomo Real Estate Sales. He also was the Board of Directors for Sumitomo Real Estate Investment Advisors.
Previously, he held the position of Senior Statutory Executive Officer Head of Real Estate Services at Ichigo Group Holdings. While there, he successfully developed and spearheaded the firm’s real estate sourcing and acquisitions businesses, in addition to leading its Osaka office.
Andrew joined Colliers Taiwan in August 2006, and is responsible for management and operation of the Taiwan office, which is staffed by over 250 real estate professionals. He oversees all the activities for the branch, including new business development, strategy management , client relationship management, investment advisory, real estate management and brokerage services.
With over 25 years of research and consultancy experience, Richard has been involved in various projects in Asia. He has been involved in various projects in Asia particularly the Philippines, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. This has covered sectors from simple developments to large-scale mixed uses with office, retail, residential, hotel, industrial and institutional land uses.
Richard has been involved in complex assignments that entail creative solutions. This would include brand conceptualization, destination development, land use spatial analysis and marketing strategies.
As Managing Director of Colliers International, Rob is responsible for the strategic direction of the Korea business, to lead the growth and diversification initiatives and develop leadership talent. He oversees all service lines as well as shared services including investment sales, office leasing, project management, valuation and advisory, research, marketing and communications, human resources and finance.
Rob is also a member of the Colliers International Asia Leadership team.
Mike is the longest serving expatriate at any Indonesian property consultant having relocated to Jakarta in 1992 to found and manage a new Indonesian property consultancy which focused on tenant and investor representation. The employees and business of that firm were combined with those of Colliers in 2004 when Mike assumed the management of Colliers' Indonesian operations.
Mike is a US citizen who was born and lived in southern California until his family relocated to Dallas, Texas where he completed high school and obtained his BBA from Southern Methodist University in 1977. In 1979, he earned an MBA from the University of Texas in Austin and joined Republic Bank Dallas where he was promoted to the position of Vice President in the Real Estate Banking Group. From 1984 through 1992, Mike worked in various capacities for Trammell Crow Interests including as the General Manager - Far East Development beginning in 1989.
Ho Chi Minh
David Jackson is the Chief Executive Officer of Colliers International in Vietnam.
David manages the operational aspects of the organization along with setting its strategic vision and goals. He also maintains a rich portfolio of major clients through his high level of service, attention to detail and multi-disciplinary consulting experience.
He has a broad and diverse level of expertise in managing business, capital markets, transactional management and valuations and advisory. With over eighteen years’ experience in Commercial Real Estate and Management Services, he advises a wide range of clients in an international, regional and local capacity.
Since arriving in Vietnam in 2008, David worked with a number of major occupier accounts and been a primary advisor to large scale organizations such as REE Corporation and Kumho Asiana as well as undertaken a variety of roles within Colliers International.
David has a Master’s Degree in Surveying and a further Degree in Applied Biological Sciences. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; a LEED Green Associate; a Certified Member of the British Institute of Facilities Management and also a Fellow of the Institute of Continuing Professional Development.
David is a keen advocate for technology and sustainable building practices, as well as, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Prior to Vietnam David was the founding and operating partner of an award winning business in the Hospitality Sector in the UK.
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.
Asia Pacific Service Line Leaders
Managing Director | Capital Markets & Investment Services
I have been with Colliers International for over 25 years and am the Managing Director of Capital Markets & Investment Services, Australia as well as the State Chief Executive of Victoria.
I have established a strong reputation in the Capital Markets space and have formed close relationships with major investors and institutions on a global scale. In recent years, I have negotiated some of Australia’s largest real estate transactions and have been instrumental in successfully brokering many substantial transactions with overseas investors entering the Australian market. My extensive connectivity in the global real estate market can unite capital with local expertise, regardless of location.
Our national Investment Services business represents market specializations including Capital Markets and Investment Sales. The two clear divisions servicing the Australian commercial office market ensures complete market coverage, efficiency and premium experiences and successes for our clients.
As a long standing senior member within Colliers International, I have played an integral role in contributing to the business's success in Australia. I hold a number of senior positions with Colliers including a member of the National Executive Board. I am committed to the success of the business by providing our people with the tools they require to deliver incomparable service and results.
Executive Director, Head of International Capital, Asia Pacific
Capital Markets & Investment Services
An accomplished leader in real estate cross-border investments and advisory, John brings a wealth of knowledge, expertise and track record from over 15 years of successfully securing investment opportunities and divesting large scale assets and portfolios for global capital.
John is the Executive Director, Head of International Capital across Asia Pacific for the Capital Markets & Investment Services business at Colliers. In this role, he is responsible for growing cross border investment activity from Asia Pacific in collaboration with the global capital markets teams. He leads international client relationship development and provides real estate investment and divestment advice, including origination and completion of investment transactions with global capital sources.
Prior to Colliers, John led Jones Lang LaSalle’s International Investment team in Japan, focusing on cross-border investment and structuring advice for direct real estate transactions and equity raises. John had previously worked as a real estate, hospitality and M&A advisor for a global consultancy in Tokyo and New York, as well as at a US-based developer.
Capital Markets & Investment Services
Betty Wong leads the Colliers Capital Markets & Investment Services (CMIS) team in China. Based in Shanghai, Betty oversees the operations of the CMIS business and is responsible for coordinating all major mandates, as well as client strategies associated with real estate investment in China.
Betty’s CMIS team focuses not simply on carrying out property transactions on an individual basis, but instead on developing long-term relationships and ensuring that the best resources of the company are applied to create innovative real estate solutions, which produce lasting value for their clients. Each of her core team members has over 10 years’ experience serving the real estate industry and fully understands major real estate markets across China. The team provides clients with the best investment strategies, covering office, retail, business park, residential and industrial sectors.
Managing Director, Asia Pacific | Retail Capital Markets
Retail Investment Services
Specialising in the sale of major shopping centres, Lachlan has managed the sale of over $15 billion worth of shopping centres, working with a wide range of clients including institutional, international and private investors.
In 2021, Lachlan’s team transacted the largest retail deal in Australian history, with the sale of Pacific Fair and Macquarie Centre for $2.2 billion. This deal represents the largest retail transaction globally since 2018. He also secured the second largest agency retail transaction in Australia at $1.00 billion in the sale of Pacific Werribee and Pacific Epping.
In 2019, Lachlan's team transacted 83% of all retail assets greater than $100 million, equalling a total of $3.58 billion in sales. These included:
• The sale of Westfield Marion, SA for $670 million (50% interest);
• The sale of Westfield Burwood, NSW for $575 million (50% interest);
• The sale of Garden City Booragoon, WA for $575 million (50% interest);
In the last 5 years, Lachlan has sold 8 out of the 9 Australian regional shopping centres that were presented to market, and has successfully marketed over 100 different assets. Lachlan has achieved the largest individual transaction in Australian history with the sale of Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, QLD for $810 million (50% interest).
With an in-depth understanding of shopping centre performance, Lachlan can provide you with expert advice on the sale and acquisition of all your retail investment:
• Capital Partnering / Joint Ventures / Portfolio Transactions
• Asset Marketing and campaign strategy, implementation and execution
• Shopping centre acquisition and disposal
• Sale negotiation and transaction
• Strategic asset positioning and repositioning to maximise asset performance
• Buy side investment advisory
Managing Director | Occupier Services
Doug has over 30 years’ experience in occupier and institutional real estate and currently leads the Australian Occupier Services business at Colliers International. That comprises business specialising in occupier needs: tenant advisory, portfolio and transaction management and workplace management services. Doug's focus is on building long term strategic partnerships with major occupier clients and developing a highly coordinated approach to account management and delivering Real Estate solutions that align to business strategy.
Doug's extensive experience in Workplace Strategy, Property Management, Occupier Negotiations and Integrated Facilities Management and Account Management enables him to focus the considerable resources of the Occupier Services team to achieve measurable results for the clients he works with.
- Tenant Advisory
- Industrial Advisory
- Project Management
- Facilities Management
- Occupier Technology
- Workplace Management
- Account Management
- Integration of business units
- Occupier Research
Managing Director | Asia
Abhishek Bajpai is Managing Director, Occupier Services | Asia at Colliers.
Based in Singapore, Abhishek is responsible for accelerating the growth of Colliers’ Occupier Services business across Asia, in close partnership with his counterparts in Australia and New Zealand, by focusing on building scale across the region. He also collaborates closely with Colliers’ global heads of Occupier Services to harness new client opportunities and deliver innovative services, while expanding client relationships.
Abhishek has more than 20 years of extensive commercial real estate experience, including more than 15 years at Colliers, with a proven track record of delivering exceptional results across Asia. He has most recently been driving the growth of Colliers’ Enterprise Clients business in Asia and has built an enviable portfolio of both local and global Fortune 500 clients.
Head of Industrial | Asia
Tenant Representation | Asia
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.
Head of Agribusiness, Transaction Services
Rawdon is a direct and to the point communicator that focuses on clients long term outcomes and objectives. Rawdon is a 5th generation rural land owner in Central QLD, well known as an Agribuiness Broker who follows through on what he says. A regarded negotiator that is versatile, adaptive and outcome driven.
Rawdon is a focused specialist within Beef, Cotton, Horticulture & Grain commodity disciplines of agricultural that are either corporate farmers and traditional farming family owners or operators.
Colliers has enabled Rawdon to partner with some of Colliers finest people & platforms to ensure the clients brief is delivered from preparation to settlement for any asset Sale, Lease or J.V.
Managing Director | Valuation & Advisory Services, Strategic Advisory & Healthcare & Retirement Living
Valuation & Advisory Services
I am responsible for the oversight and management of Valuation & Advisory Services; Strategic Advisory & Healthcare & Retirement Living businesses in Australia. Ensuring Colliers remains best in class providers in their respective markets.
Managing Director, Valuation & Advisory Services 2013 - Present
National Director, CBD Commercial Valuation, Sydney CBD Office 2006 - 2013
State Director, Consultancy and Valuation, Sydney CBD Office 2003 - 2006
Associate Director, Sydney CBD Office 2002 - 2003
Senior Valuer, Sydney CBD Office 1998 - 1999
Valuer, Sydney West Office 1995 – 1998
PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS | OFFICE VALUATION & ADVISORY
Some of the more prominent clients that I regularly undertake national valuation appointments from include The GPT Group, AMP Capital Investors, DEXUS, Brookfield, and Lendlease.
Some of my more recent valuation instructions of Premium and A grade commercial office assets undertaken are as follows:-
‘Governor Phillip’ & ‘Governor Macquarie Towers’, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney
‘RBS Tower @ Aurora Place’, 88 Phillip Street, Sydney
‘Darling Park’, 201 Sussex Street, Sydney
‘Grosvenor Place’, 225 George Street, Sydney
1 Bligh Street, Sydney
120 Collins Street, Melbourne
530 Collins Street, Melbourne
8 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
‘Bourke Place’, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne
One One One Eagle Street, Brisbane
1 William Street, Brisbane
Central Plaza I, II & III, Brisbane
‘Bankwest Tower’, 108 St Georges Terrace, Perth
‘Brookfield Place', 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth
‘Ernst & Young Centre’, 12 Mounts Bay Road, Perth
Prior to joining Colliers, I worked within the Research Department of the Property Council of Australia (PCA), then with a boutique firm of Valuers & Land Economists, where I was involved in the valuation of residential property predominantly for first mortgage security purposes, as well as commercial and retail rental advice.
Valuation & Advisory Services
Kane has over 25 years of experience in the New Zealand, Australian and UK real estate sector.
Kane’s experience is truly global having provided valuation and advisory services throughout the Pacific along with various pan-European and pan-Asian portfolio valuation assignments. In the UK he was directly involved in some of the largest development and land transactions including support for a corporate acquisition by US logistics giant Prologis and the provision of feasibility studies for the development of London’s Stratford regeneration, which included Westfield Stratford and the surrounds. Kane specialised in retail valuations while in Sydney and valued some of Australia’s largest Shopping Centres. Since returning to New Zealand in 2012, he has focused on Auckland’s CBD Office market along with mixed use and residential development valuations.
Kane is a past member of the Auckland Branch committee of the NZIV and was the Deputy Chairman for the New South Wales RICS board between 2009 and 2011. He is a RICS Assessor and has been part of the Oceania Valuation Standards Board along with being Chairman of RICS New Zealand between 2014 and 2020. In 2011 Kane was invited to become a Fellow of the RICS for his contributions to the Institution and the property profession. He is currently a member of the PCNZ National Advisory Group.
Executive Director | Asia
Valuation & Advisory Services
Dorothy is a qualified general practice surveyor. She has over 24 years' experience specializing in valuation, land matters and property development. She has solid experience on valuation and advisory matters including:
- Portfolio asset valuation
- Valuation for litigation
- Valuation for compulsory sale of land for redevelopment
- Valuation for rent review
- Rates, tax and stamp duty negotiation with the Government
- Land and development matters
- Development consultancy to public bodies and corporates
In her career, Dorothy has developed strong relationships with numerous developers, investors, and institutional clients, She has particular experience in providing support to legal actions and rent reviews.
Head of Hotels | Australia
Having joined Colliers in early 2014, I have subsequently sold over $180 million of hotel assets across Victoria and NSW, including the largest hotel transaction in Victoria since 2008, being Bell City Preston for $143 million.
Prior to joining Colliers, I was Director of Asset Management for Tourism Asset Holdings Limited (TAHL), Australia's largest hotel owner and responsible for selling down this portfolio totalling over $1.5 billion.
Before TAHL, I was with Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels for 7 years, as Head of Asset Management and Chief Operating Officer for the Hotels group across Asia Pacific.
General Counsel & Company Secretary | Asia Pacific
My role is that of General Counsel & Company Secretary | Asia Pacific. I joined Colliers in 2004 and have held various roles since that time.
I oversee all legal, company secretarial, risk management, insurance and internal audit functions. With my team, I am responsible for the company secretarial functions for all entities across the group; contract management and tendering; mergers, acquisitions, divestments and joint ventures; workplace relations advice; franchising law; litigation and claims management; trade practices compliance; risk management advice, insurance cover and placement; and internal audit and compliance.
Prior to joining Colliers, I held a number of senior legal roles, both in-house and in private practice.
Director, Asian Markets
Marketing & Communications | Asia Pacific
Michelle is an ambitious & passionate sales and marketing leader as Head of Marketing & Communications Asia and the Business Development Centre Asia. She leads the brand strategy across Asia and strives to convert business revenue of Colliers Asia’s top client engagement pursuits. She leads a strategic pursuit team to identify, develop and deliver priority bid responses with our brokers across all business lines. Michelle has a demonstrated track record linking success between client needs to effective sales and marketing strategies within commercial real estate for over 11 years, with 4 years in Asia. In 2019, she achieved a 70% conversion of Colliers Asia's top strategic pursuits totaling beyond USD50m in appointed fees, a significant 75% increase since 2018. Clients include large developers, institutionals, MNC occupiers and corporate domestic and international companies across APAC.
Prior to Colliers, Michelle led sales, marketing and media advertising strategies for one of Australia’s largest property developers Stockland in the commercial property sector, and accommodation property management company Mantra Group (now Accor) in corporate sales and marketing, with additional experience within the financial and hospitality sectors.
She contributes at Colliers with a collaborative approach among all levels of stakeholders to develop, implement and communicate winning sales pitches whilst aligning with business priorities and goals. She is skilled in pitch management, client relationship management, sales strategy, project marketing, business development, B2B & B2C integrated marketing campaigns, digital marketing, advertising media sales, content writing, creative strategy and project management. She enjoys mentoring and training brokers and her own team to deliver ongoing growth results.
She has a passion for learning and recently completed her MBA with Distinction at Sydney Business School, UOW in Singapore.
National Director | Marketing & Communications
Corporate Marketing & Communications
Liz is the leader of the Australian Marketing and Communications Team, which integrates our Marketing & Communications, Business Development Centre (BDC) and Research teams to effectively promote our services, our experts and our brand to drive revenue growth and attract market leaders in line with our Marketing Plan.
Liz is also a member of the Colliers ANZ Executive Team and the Executive Leadership Team.
Liz has 15 years experience specialising in leading strategic pursuits for global professional services companies and working with executive leadership teams to develop client growth and marketing strategies. Key skills include:
- Client engagement and growth strategy
- Major pitch and pursuit strategy development and execution
- Presentation skills coaching
- Copy writing and key messaging development
- Project management
- Creative leadership
Managing Director | Office Leasing
As the Managing Director of the Office Leasing Division my team includes over 100 staff and more than 75 leasing operatives across every State and Territory. I have been with Colliers International for 25 years, joining the Office Leasing team in 1993 and worked my way up to Managing Director in 2005. Along with managing the Office Leasing National Team I hold a number of senior positions within Colliers including a member of the ANZ Executive, Executive Leadership Team and Senior Leadership Team. I am a Licenced Estate Agent and a member of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria, Property council of Australia and RICS - Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyor.
Managing Director | China
Oliver has over 27 years’ experience in the construction industry. He is responsible as Managing Director for all projects in China and outside China involving Chinese firms and undertaken by Colliers and has full profit centre responsibility for the UK project management holding company and its two China subsidiaries (here referred to as the PjM China Group). All support function for the PjM China Group companies are managed within the PjM China Group under Oliver’s control (Finance, HSE, IT, HR and Administration) with only Compliance auditing being handled by the overall Collier’s holding company as an independent function. The PjM China Group also appoints its own professional advisers (legal, accounting and audit) and arranges its own PI insurance (through one of the ACE brokers, being a member of the UK ACE). All these functions are under Oliver’s leadership and control. The PjM China Group has undertaken over 1000 projects in China for some 400 clients during the period in which Oliver has worked with the firm in various capacities including his current Managing Director role. Oliver has the benefit of advice from a strong non-executive team. Oliver is a strong supporter of ICE.
Chief Operating Officer | India
Argenio Antao is an accomplished, passionate and highly motivated multi-disciplinary professional with over 30 years of extensive domestic and international experience, Having begun his career by taking leadership on projects and with his ability to find and implement solutions by thinking out-of-the- box, he has grown to take on greater challenges through developing innovative solutions and implementation strategies
As the Chief Operating Officer for Project Management Services, India, he has the overall responsibility for the technology, policies, systems and procedures in India. He also leads the Health and Safety as well as the Quality verticals across all projects.
His success in the workplace is a result of his strong passion and ability to lead and motivate the team to go beyond their perceived capabilities, through providing strategic vision and engaging them to always look at the bigger picture.
Managing Director | Real Estate Management Services
Real Estate Management Services
I have more than 30 years experience in the property industry with extensive relationships across institutional and major private owners throughout Australia. My experience includes the management of major assets and portfolios across Australia, across all asset classes and all categories of ownership, working for clients such as Challenger, Charter Hall, Grosvenor, ISPT, Macquarie University, QIC, IOOF, Mulpha, Mirvac, Dexus, Perron Group, REST, Glebe Administration Board, KAH Australia, Valad, Australian Unity, Far East Organization, Bunnings, EG Funds Management, Eureka Funds Management, Heathley Limited, Real I.S., Roxy-Pacific and Altis Property Partners.
In my current role as Managing Director, Real Estate Management, I am responsible for driving operational excellence and leading business growth for Colliers International Real Estate Management service.
Colliers International Real Estate Management team offer specialised property management services to optimise the performance of our clients' assets. We partner with our clients to develop and execute asset strategies to achieve their investment goals. We provide property management, facilities management, financial management and sustainability services across all property classes and client categories.
Director | Commercial
Real Estate Management
Davina has a real estate career spanning over 17 years across commercial, industrial and retail asset classes. Having worked in both New Zealand and abroad, Davina has a significant record of achievement in strategic asset management, lease negotiation, tenant retention, makegood negotiation settlements and has worked on flagship projects which have received numerous awards and national industry recognition.
Davina leads the Colliers Commercial Real Estate Management Services team ensuring best practice across all management disciplines, whilst championing Asset management in Auckland. With an international client base, Davina works with Owners to ensure maximum asset value is achieved, and that sustainability reporting and initiatives are consistent with international standards.
Davina is an Associate Member of the Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors and is licenced Salesperson under the Real Estate Authority.
Executive Director & Head
Real Estate Management Services
As Head of REMS Singapore my role is to develop and drive the REMS business and team for wider success. My passion in real estate started young with a focus on asset management and later into consultancy. I have over 17 years of experience working for an on behalf of landlords throughout the Asia region. I have worked closely across portfolio landlords and single-strata landlords alike. A core focus has been how to improve the productivity, efficiency and service delivery for assets to ensure we can acheive the best possible outcome.
I have worked across several disciplines across real estate - a focus has been on asset management and property management for and behalf of Landlords. A great passion is how we can alter the industry towards adoption of ESG policies, methods and deliverables in tandem with management operations. With new technology now a major focus in real estate, the industry has become more exciting than ever before.”
I am a passionate believer of real collaboration and encourage cross department learning as much as possible. A win for one team should always create a strong and positive opportunity for another.
As a father of 2 young girls I am constantly on the look-out for new and exciting adventures to expose them to. A keen tennis and hockey player, I can often be found hitting a ball somewhere.
National Director, Head of Technical Services & Operations | Real Estate Management Services
Real Estate Management Services
Kate leads the direction of the National Facilities Management team by providing technical leadership and guidance across the operational management of the Real Estate Management (REM) portfolio.
Kate seeks to drive growth for the Real Estate Management team through client engagement and specialist engineering, facilities and sustainability initiatives, as well as project management excellence.
Kate's focus is developing new offerings, delivering projects and providing multi-discipline technical services. Kate delivers solutions for clients in areas such as technical and commercial advisory, asset re-positioning, due diligence, engineering design, renewable developments and operational performance across Asia-Pacific.
Head of Retail
My professional knowhow stems from an extensive career in retail property development, project leasing, site acquisition and disposals and property management.
I joined Colliers International after holding the position of National Business Manager for Stockland Commercial for 9 years. During this time I was responsible for the acquisition and disposal of just over $750M worth of Retail and Commercial assets.
Prior to my Capital Transactions role in Commercial Property, I was the Regional General Manager Leasing for the Stockland Shopping Centre portfolio.
Prior to Stockland, I was the National Leasing Manager for Lend Lease Retail here in Australia. I worked on some of Australia’s leading Retail projects including, Casuarina Darwin, Melbourne Central, Sunshine Plaza and Smithfield in QLD and Woden in the ACT. I was the Lend Lease Asset Manager for the Kiwi Income Fund and worked on several of their retail projects in New Zealand.
Prior to Lend Lease, I was a National Director with Jones Lang Wootton in both WA and NSW and ran the National Project Leasing team for again some of Australia’s best retail assets and Portfolios.
I also have a lengthy career in the media working for John Fairfax and Sons in TV and Radio for many years.