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 International 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 International 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 International 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.
Anneke began her property career in 2004, and in that time has gained experience across many facets of commercial property including leasing, consultancy, research, feasibility analysis, forecasting, and financing.
Anneke leads the Australian Research team for Colliers International, and as part of this role manages the production of all of Colliers’ Research and Forecast Reports (RFRs), as well as our Colliers EDGE data subscription product. She has a particular focus on office markets – both the Capital Markets and leasing sectors – and contributes annually to the Capital Markets’ teams Investment Review series.
Anneke is regularly called upon to present at property industry forums run by groups such as the Property Council of Australia (PCA), the Australian Property Institute (API) and Property Investment Research (PIR). She has also contributed to a number of panel discussions, and regularly presents to Colliers’ wide variety of client groups.
Chief Financial Officer | Australia & New Zealand
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.
National Director | Client Engagement
Liz has 10 years' experience across the engineering, commercial architecture and legal sectors as a senior marketing and business development professional. Over the past 8 years she has developed specialised skills in tender leadership and enjoys working with teams to develop pitch winning skills, to create best practice systems and processes.
She has a proven track record setting strategic direction and managing complex high value bids across a variety of sectors
Managing Director | Residential
My professional knowhow stems from an extensive career in Residential property development, project marketing, site acquisition and property valuation.
I rejoined Colliers International 9 years ago as Managing Director, and since then I have worked to grow my team and our Residential division by more than 300%.
Across the country we have successfully launched and sold over 100 Residential projects, and we have played an instrumental role in every aspect of these successes for our clients.
I have built a team that offers the complete end to end service for our clients and customers alike, from the site aquisition right through to the sale and settlement of every last apartment.
My 30+ years of experience in real estate, and genuine passion for property has seen me involved across numerous key industry bodies and groups, as well as the establishment of my own thought leading blog, projectagenda.com.au with over 4000 followers from within the industry.
Prior to my time at Colliers International, I held the position of National Sales and Marketing Manager for Stockland Apartments. During his time I launched and managed a national portfolio of major projects and led a large national sales and marketing team. Prior to this, I started and ran my own successful project marketing company, Realm Project Marketing, for three years specialising in large land estates, housing and apartment projects predominantly in NSW, providing a high level of service that extended beyond the traditional sales appointment.
In my earlier role at Colliers International I was the National Director, Residential Land Marketing, where I established a highly successful division which led to the appointment of our business to project market several major estates in Sydney and Melbourne, which commenced long lasting relationships that our business still maintains today.
Melbourne CBD (Residential)
I am a Director for Colliers International Melbourne Residential commencing with the compnay in 2006. With over 11 years experience and expertise at Colliers International Residential. Our business is the market leader in Melbourne off the plan apartment sales, specialising in the sell-out of large scale residential developments including high density apartment towers from traditional residential product to high end luxury residences and medium to high density inner suburban developments comprising both apartments and townhouses.
Our team works with an extensive clientele of local and international developers across the three specialised divisions – Project Marketing, Development Site Sales and Land Site Sales. These three respective divisions work concurrently enabling the business to extend their reach and market penetration across the Melbourne Residential market.
The Project Marketing team are market leaders, specialising in the development and implementation of sales and marketing campaigns for large scale residential development projects, providing a full service function from site introduction to settlement. Over the past 48 months our Melbourne team has sold over 11,826 apartments across 39 projects totalling sales revenue gross realisation in excess of $8 billion.
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.
Associate Director | Capital Markets
Anna works in the Capital Markets team and is an expert in the Melbourne CBD and metropolitan office markets. Anna commenced her property career in 2012, working in commercial and industrial valuations. Given her background, Anna is widely regarded for her market knowledge and technical expertise. Her clients included a range of private investors, local and offshore listed real estate investment trusts, wholesale investment funds, superannuation and sovereign wealth funds as well as Government.
Anna was educated at the University of Melbourne, having a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Property.
Head of Office Capital Markets | Australia
Adam is a highly motivated, well rounded property professional with proven experience in deal origination and completion of major property transactions across all investment sectors. Adam’s specific experience has been working in a transaction team for a major public and wholesale institutional investment business.
He is particularly focussed on achieving the best results for his clients, with his ability to drive and generate well balanced, cost effective and collaborative solutions.
Managing Director | Industrial
Malcom joined Colliers International in 1994 in the North Sydney office as an industrial sales and leasing agent. Colliers International is known in the market for their progressive, collaborative and innovative culture, and he was very determined to join their team. Now as a leader in the business, he facilitates that collaboration across our service lines both domestically and internationally to achieve our goals. Over his 26 years at Colliers, Malcom has developed and grown multiple teams; his current role is Managing Director of Industrial where he heads up the largest and most specialised industrial division in Australia.
In 2005, Malcom joined the ANZ Executive where the leadership group has steered Colliers International to reach incredible growth and further developed our brand and client offering. Malcom became the NSW State Chief Executive in 2006, and leads the 730+ staff in the NSW team across six offices and dozens of on-site management teams. Our NSW business is the Centre of Excellence for the broader Australia and New Zealand teams, and our team leads the business in innovation and best practice.
Malcom's speciality is the sales and leasing of institutional-grade industrial property, and he works to provide his clients with insights into the future of industrial property and where they can reap the most value. Having sold over $6bn+ of property over my career, Malcom gets a great deal of satisfaction being a trusted advisor and expert for his clients.
Director | Capital Markets
Alysia has more than 15 years’ experience in commercial estate markets across Australia and North America. Prior to joining Colliers as Director of Capital Markets, Industrial VIC, Alysia spent 13 years working for Australia’s largest listed industrial REIT, Goodman Group. Alysia has managed more than A$11 billion of transactions, both on the buy and sell side, as well as several years of experience in the management of unlisted wholesale funds globally.
Alysia also has significant experience in the rezoning and divestment of development sites across Sydney and Melbourne with a specific focus on key markets where industrial land has traded to residential or mixed use developers including Port Melbourne, South Sydney, Macquarie Park and Clayton.
Alysia joined Colliers in April 2018 as a Director in the Industrial team and is now the Head of Industrial Capital Markets in Victoria. In addition to this, she is the Director in Charge of the Sales & Leasing team in Melbourne’s fringe where there is a strong focus on industrial properties with higher and better use potential.
Alysia’s unmatched buy and sell-side experience, and longstanding relationships with key national and global institutional investors are a key point of difference which allows her to add significant value to her clients in the marketing and sale process.
National Director | Industrial
Gavin is the Head of Industrial Capital Markets Australia and the Head of the NSW Industrial Team at Colliers International, where he has been specialising in industrial property for 20 years. Based in the Sydney CBD Head Office, Gavin manages a highly successful team of over 40 staff across broader Sydney in key industrial precincts.
Gavin specialises in the national industrial capital markets and has excellent relationships across a broad spectrum of institutional, international and private investors. Over Gavin’s time with Colliers, he has completed hundreds of deals in industrial property, settling over $14 billion in his career to date, and leasing over 400,000sqm. Gavin enjoys a 75% market share of industrial capital markets share in NSW.
Gavin has worked extensively in the sale of industrial portfolios of up to 30 assets in one portfolio. Gavin and his team have sold 20/22 of all industrial portfolios in the Australia over the last four years, including the J.P. Morgan Portfolio ($250m), Altis Portfolio ($342.5m) and GIC/Australand Portfolio ($1.073b) and AMP Portfolio ($105m).
Some major distribution centre sales that Gavin and his team have been involved in over the last two years include, the Calibre, Eastern Creek ($130.1 million), 1 Eucalyptus Place, Eastern Creek ($90.5 million), 3 Roberts Road, Eastern Creek ($253 millions) and 6-20 Clunies Ross Street, Greystanes ($76.6 million)
Gavin has focused on building deep relationships with his clients, providing the latest in-depth information about logistics markets across Australia, which in line with his extensive track record, has seen Gavin achieve record-breaking results for his clients.
Gavin is a long-standing member of the Colliers team, having joined in 2000 as a graduate valuer. Gavin commenced with Colliers as part of their Scholarship Program and he was fortunate to work across multiple service lines and locations across Sydney, before settling in the Industrial team in Sydney South in 2001. Over the last 20 years, Gavin has progressed through the industrial business including managing the Sydney South and Sydney South West offices, before moving into the NSW State Product Director for Industrial in 2010.
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.
Director | Office Leasing
I was recruited to the Colliers International Office Leasing team in November 2015 after building a strong reputation as an up and coming office leasing agent in the Melbourne market.
In 2017, I was promoted to Associate Director, Office Leasing following an outstanding 2016 having transacted 77 leasing deals on behalf of institutional, corporate and private clients. I strive to exceed all client expectations and ensure I always provide the highest level of client and customer service.
Thus far in 2017, I have successfully concluded 100 leasing transactions totalling 64,419sqm on behalf of my clients. 83% of these transactions were brokered which is a testament to my strong work ethic and diligence.
I have been involved in successful leasing campaigns at 385 Bourke Street (15,000sqm) on behalf of DEXUS and 2 Lonsdale Street (20,000sqm) on behalf of ISPT. This campaign also won the REIV award for Best Office Leasing Campaign for 2017.
I work diligently for my clients and am currently appointed on iconic buildings across Melbourne including Rialto, 120 Collins Street & 447 Collins Street.
National Director | People & Performance
I am responsible for enhancing the performance and satisfaction of our Human Capital across the organisation, ensuring Colliers International is recognised as the employer of choice for the Property Services industry. I lead the People & Performance function, with specialist teams in Recruitment, Learning & Capability, Employee Relations, and HR Operations.
Managing Director | Valuation & Advisory Services, Strategic Advisory & Healthcare & Retirement Living
I am responsible for the oversight and management of Valuation & Advisory Services; Strategic Advisory & Healthcare & Retirement Living businesses in Australia. Ensuring Colliers International remains best in class providers in their respective markets. These key sectors on a national basis are headed by the following people:
Jonathan Petsalis - Head of Office | Valuation & Advisory Services
Simon Andreatta – Head of Industrial | Valuation & Advisory Services
Andrew Johnston – Head of Retail | Valuation & Advisory Services
Alex Thamm - Head of Agribusiness | Valuation & Advisory Services
Phil Western - National Director | Government Property Services
Neil Murray - Head of Strategic Advisory
Shalain Singh - Head of Healthcare & Retirement Living
Colliers International is a full service provider of Global Valuation & Advisory Services.
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 International, 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.
Director | Office
Provision of valuation and consultancy advice for Institutional grade commercial assets within the Sydney CBD for internal / statutory reporting and registered first mortgage purposes.
Key clients include Mirvac, Super Investment Management (REST), Brookfield, Charter Hall, DEXUS, Lend Lease and ISPT.
Head of Retail | 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.
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.
National Director | Real Estate Management
I have over 15 years’ experience in the Real Estate industry and in this time have gained valuable experience in all aspects of Property Management including providing outstanding customer service, building strong relationships with all stakeholders, increasing asset values through proactive maintenance and capital expenditure programs, tenant retention strategies, lease negotiations, financial reporting, dealings with Legal representatives and arrears minimisation.
I started with Colliers in 2010 and have had various Property Management roles within REM in that time. My current role as National Director of Private Clients is focused on business development and service delivery in the private client specialisation of Real Estate Management. I work with the SPD's to implement business development strategies, nationalised marketing collateral and ensure we are constantly delivering service that exceeds our clients’ expectations through a proactive management approach.
Because we treat every asset like it’s our own, we find solutions others don’t look for.
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
National Director, Corporate Solutions | Occupier Services
An accomplished real estate professional with over 18 years property experience in the areas of commercial, industrial and residential property management and corporate real estate portfolio and account management.
In April 2016, Colliers International were successfully appointed on the management of the Vodafone portfolio, consisting of over 4,000 sites nationwide. As the Account Director, I have account and operational oversight including accountability for:
- Delivery of tenure, transaction, property management, financial and lease administration services
- Implementation and management of Quality Management procedures and processes
- Management of the Service Delivery team
- Delivery of all operational reporting
To date, we have achieved savings of over $54M for our client (over the term of the leases) and have doubled the original Account team in size
In 2018, I transitioned into a 50/50 split between leading the Vodafone Account and leading operations for Occupier Services - a role where I continue to grow and learn and I thoroughly enjoy being a part of our Occupier Services team - Division of the Year 2017 & 2018
Managing Director | Project Leaders
Scott joined Colliers International in August 2017 after Colliers acquired NixAnderson where he was previously Managing Director. As Managing Director of the Project Leaders division at Colliers, Scott leads a team of 60 talented and dedicated professionals. The team have a presence nationally and deliver projects for both landlords and occupiers across multiple asset classes including office, retail, industrial, hospitality sports & Leisure, health care and retirement living, and residential. Scott recently delivered the Northern Beaches hospital, a project Colliers is proud to represent.
With 20 years of industry experience Scott has been involved in all stages of the project life cycle, from delivering major complex projects through the bid, feasibility and inception stage, to design and construction and finally the asset handover to the end client.
As Managing Director of Project Leaders at Colliers International, Scott takes a personal and dedicated approach to ensure the needs of all clients are fully understood and delivered to a high standard.
Director | Project Leaders
Lee-Anne has over 20 years’ experience in the industry and is a Director within our Project Leaders Team.
Lee-Anne has a wealth of property experience across many sectors; retail, commercial, residential apartments, and consulting. Lee-Anne’s exceptional communication, people and client management skills have attributed to working autonomously with internal and external clients. Her involvement in both competitive tender bids and long term development projects have provided her with the ability to strategically plan, analyse and develop viable contributions to development schemes.
Lee-Anne commenced her career as a Graduate working with a private company and has gone onto work for companies such as Multiplex, Lend Lease and Probuild.
State Chief Executive | Queensland
As the State Chief Executive of Queensland, Simon's responsibilities include overall supervision of the Queensland business comprising of 6 offices and over 200 staff.
At Colliers, we work hard to connect internally to share knowledge about our clients and deliver better outcomes for them. This team ethos is a strong part of our culture and keeps our people highly engaged and it has kept Simon wanting to be part of this great business for the last 20 years.
Simon has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate industry and the agency having previously worked for Primac Elders as an auctioneer prior to joining Colliers International in 1998.
Simon's background is in industrial property where he has been responsible for some of the largest transactions in Queensland over the past 20 years.
In 2015 Simon was involved in the sale of the GIC/Frasers portfolio totalling $1.073 billion. This is the largest and highest quality industrial sale on record in the Australian market.
And in 2017 Simon had the pleasure of marketing the Coca-Cola Amatil Campus in Richlands which was sold to Charter Hall for $157m, making it the largest single industrial asset sale in Queensland's history.
Amy Hamilon, Director - Retail Valuations, has over sixteen years of consultancy and valuation experience within Queensland and New South Wales commencing her career in the property industry in 2001.
During this time, Amy has been exposed to a wide range of property types, valuation methodologies and purposes of valuation. Such purposes include mortgage security, mortgagee in possession resumption/acquisition, property settlement (family law), asset management and other litigation matters.
She is currently part of our Brisbane Commercial Valuation and Advisory Team.
State Chief Executive, ACT
As the State Chief Executive Officer of the Canberra office I am part of the Senior Leadership Team of the Australian business. I currently run our National Government Services business and the agency business in the ACT.
I have been intimately involved in the development sector of the market for the past 30 years and consulted on more than 500 office and residential projects, with a major focus on institutional grade assets.
My experience in the office pre-commitment market is highlighted by my involvement in the delivery of the DoHA, DIMIA, DEEWR, Centrelink and Industry buildings, totalling in excess of 250,000sqm NLA. Other major projects I have been involved in include the new Human Services building in Greenway ACT (26,000sqm), ATO building in Albury NSW, ATO buiilding in Chermside QLD and National Archives building in Mitchell, ACT
I am advisor to the ACT Government (Australian Forum/City to Lake) and advisor to council members of the Australian National University Investment Fund. Through my GST knowledge I heavily influenced reforms on the Tax legislation on the margin scheme.
Associate Director | Residential
Customer service is Necta’s upmost priority, she is quick to build repour with buyers through seeking out their desires, identifying options and delivering solutions to best suit their budget and needs. Buying a property is a personal and important milestone for most buyers, Necta goes above and beyond the normal services to assist her buyers.
Necta’s friends, family, past colleagues and customers describe her as a natural “people” person with exceptional sales technique; she is friendly, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and provides exceptional customer service.
The relationships Necta builds are long lasting with many buyers purchasing from her again and again. Necta is an Associate Director of the Residential Team and mentors junior agents. Necta is a Lead Agent on many projects including One City Hill, Parc Apartments, Iskia and The Foothills in Campbell.
Necta has been a sales consultant for the majority of her working career, having commenced at Colliers International in 2013. Necta has a wealth of information and knowledge about Canberra and the real estate market. As an investor and homeowner herself, she prides herself on fulfilling her clients’ needs, her hard work, building trust, and servicing the vendors.
State Chief Executive | South Australia
During the 26 years that James Young has been with Colliers International he has worked in various national and international markets. James has predominantly focused on business development at the institutional and major private Lessor and Developer level and on satisfying the accommodation needs of major space users in commercial office leasing markets.
James also works closely with the State Government. Leasing appointments of note include the Tonsley Innovation Precinct and, more recently, the old Royal Adelaide Hospital which is now known as Lot Fourteen.
In his role as State Chief Executive, James facilitates many opportunities throughout the local business on behalf of clients and customers of Colliers International. Accordingly, his knowledge of South Australian property activity across all sectors is extensive.
Director | Valuation & Advisory Services
Tanya is Director of Valuation and Advisory Services within South Australia. In this role Tanya is responsible for conducting valuations of specialised commercial property and assets on a national basis including market, accounting and insurance based reporting.
The valuation team undertake work in all Australian states and territories and have provided professional advice to international related assignments within the global Colliers International network.
National Director | Office Leasing
Cameron is an office leasing specialist who has focused on the pre-commitment market over the past 15 years within the Sydney CBD. Cameron has over 20 years of office leasing experience all with Colliers International. He has been appointed to some of Sydney's most significant recent developments including Westfield Sydney City on behalf of Scentre Group, 5 Martin Place on behalf of Dexus and Cbus Property, 121 Castlereagh St (the re-development of the David Jones mens store) on behalf of Cbus Property and AMP Capital's flagship project, Quay Quarter Tower.
Cameron is the head of the NSW Office Leasing team in addition to being the Director in Charge of the Sydney CBD. Cameron is a member of the National Executive Leadership and Senior Leadership team.
National Director | Office Leasing
I am a trusted and respected leasing agent who prides myself on delivering exceptional service to my clients. I have extensive leasing experience having worked across the North Shore and Sydney CBD office markets during my career. I understand the drivers of tenants within each of these markets and how to connect with them on a meaningful level.
For the past 6 and a half years I have managed the North Sydney office leasing business providing strategic direction for the Metropolitan leasing team ensuring their corporate objectives and targets are achieved.
I recently moved to our Sydney CBD office and will continue to work with our institutional clients across the CBD and North Shore, with a particular focus on major leasing projects.
Since joining Colliers International in 2013, my service excellence and drive as a leasing agent has been recognised by a number of institutional owners who I have worked with including Mirvac, TH Real Estate, AMP, Investa, ISPT, Dexus, Ascendas and Capitaland.
• Over 20 years leasing experience across the North Shore and Sydney CBD
• Trusted advisor to institutional clients
• Business management
• Team leadership
• High profile project experience
With over 20 years in the IT industry specifically in the Financial Services and Energy industries, I have worked extensively in private and public enterprise for large corporations. I hold a Diploma of Project Management and am a Member of the Australian Computer Society (PCP status). My goals are primarily to excel in senior IT management roles working closely with senior business executives to implement IT effective strategies to help grow and differentiate the business in the markets we serve. I take pride in ensuring maintaining operational excellence whilst delivering new technology to the industries and businesses I operate in.
National Director, Marketing Operations | Corporate Marketing & Communications
As Director of Marketing Operations for the Corporate Marketing & Communications team, my mandate is to help deliver the industry’s best marketing platform. I drive the evolution of the Colliers International marketing data strategy, marketing technology platform, client communications, and our external and internal campaigns. A key aspect of my position is to ensure that our business priorities and value proposition are supported and reinforced throughout all activities.
Prior to my current role, I was the Director of Marketing for the Colliers International Americas Corporate Solutions team where I was responsible for the development of the Corporate Solutions marketing plan across the United States, Canada and Latin America. Based in New York, I worked in partnership with key senior stakeholders to develop marketing and pursuit strategies targeting major global corporates looking to outsource their real estate needs. My focus was on elevating the Colliers brand and service line internally and externally through the creation of quality and accurate marketing deliverables.
My career spans 11 years in the property industry both in Sydney and New York. My expertise lies across all asset classes, for both Investors and Occupiers. Developing and implementing innovative marketing strategies to win new business, build brand dominance and assist in achieving optimum market share.
Head of Corporate Marketing & Communications
In order to continually develop and enhance the Corporate Marketing function at Colliers International, I will be drawing upon 20+ years of experience in the advertising industry. My experience covers many different specialist areas that will contribute to the success of Colliers including brand development, creative strategy, media strategy and digital solutions.
My relationship with Colliers started approximately 4 years before joining the business. I was previosuly Head of Agency Australia for Adcorp Australia who were providing advertising services to Colliers and I was involved at a strategic level to develop a brand strategy and point of differentiation that would result in a first to market initiative. As a result, I was a key player in bringing Project Blue to market which immediately differentiated Colliers in the market by changing the way property was advertised in print publications in conjunction with a digital media strategy that was a brand new initiative for the property industry.
One of my key strengths is understanding how a brand comes to life from the initial stages of qualitative and quantitative research, through to developing a strategically lead creative brief to protecting that brand with guidelines that are designed to strengthen it in the marketplace. Along with key marketing skills and a strategic approach to business, I am well placed to assist Colliers in maintaining a first to market reputation and continue to provide differentiators that will drive continued revenue growth.