National Marketing & Team Assistant
Hotels | Asia Pacific
Aleesha has been with Colliers International for over 7 years. Based in Brisbane, Aleesha provides high-level marketing and assistance to the national Hotel Transaction Services team. She encompasses a wide range of duties, including marketing advice, campaign management and national initiatives, and has been involved in some of the most market defining hotel transactions across Australia.
- 2012 - Certificate IV Business Administration
- 2014 - State Award of Excellence- Values Award
- 2016 - Promotion to Senior Team Assistant
- 2018 - Promotion to Marketing & Team Assistant
- Advanced InDesign Essentials
The greatest accomplishment is finding a company that I am proud to work for, people I enjoy working with and a job that I love doing!
- Certificate IV Business Administration
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.
National Director, Transaction Services | Hotels Asia Pacific
Karen has over twenty years of experience in the hotel industry and holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Australian Graduate School of Management. She brings with her a specialised knowledge of the Asia Pacific hotel investment market and an ability to drive fresh capital into Australia’s hotel markets. She has developed an exceptional network over the past two years across Asia and the Middle East and within government, in her capacity as Senior Investment Specialist Tourism Infrastructure at Austrade and her knowledge of new entrants into the growing Australian tourism sector is second to none.
Director, Transaction Services | Hotels
Guy has over 10 years of property experience with the primary focus over this time on the Hotel and Student Accommodation market originally in the valuation division and more recently. Guy qualified as a valuer in April 2011 and specialised in the valuation of hotel and leisure assets providing valuation and consultancy advice for a variety of property classes including accommodation hotels, gaming venues, pubs, clubs, motels, tourist parks and reception centres until early 2014.
Since then Guy has specialised in the the hotel and student accommodation sectors as a Sales agent with a broad base of experience in the sales of pubs, motels, hotels, and student accommodation assets. Guy has been actively involved in the growth of the Student Accommodation sector across Australia particularly within Melbourne transacting a number of sites to a wide variety of major operators.
In addition to traditional real estate sales, Guy undertakes Hotel Management Agreement negotiations having worked for Salta Properties (Hotel Indigo - Docklands), Vicinity Centres (Hotel Chadstone - M Gallery by Sofitel) and Century Group (St Regis Melbourne) amongst others.
National Director | Hotel
For 30 years, Nigel’s career in the hotel industry has spanned hotel operations and finance, working for leading hotel operators and more recently, heading two of Australia’s leading wholesale hotel investment funds.
Prior to joining Colliers, Nigel spent 10 years as the Fund Manager of Eureka Fund Managements First Core Fund. The fund comprised hotel investment in branded hotels such as InterContinental, Four Seasons, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn. He led the fund team in establishing an investment in over $1.0bn of hotels in Australia and New Zealand. Nigel was responsible for the entire fund strategy of acquisition, repositioning, asset management, equity and debt capital strategies and exit strategy.
Nigel commenced the hotel investment stage of his career with Colonial First State Property as an Asset Manager for the portfolio of Marriott hotels in Australia before taking the funds lead role as Fund Manager.
In the early part of Nigel’s career, he held a number of Finance Director roles for Southern Pacific Hotels Corporation (now IHG) in Australia and the Pacific. After a period, as Regional Director of Finance for the Northern half of Australia he established his own hotel finance consulting group which provided accounting and financial related services to hotel operators and owners in Australia, New Zealand, Vanuatu and Fiji.
Associate Director | Hotels
Mina is an Associate Director of the Colliers Hotel Transaction Services team, with a focus on hotel asset and investment management. The team is currently asset managing a portfolio of 20 branded hotels across Australia and New Zealand.
Having been based in Hong Kong for 10 years and more recently in Melbourne and Sydney for the past 3 years, Mina's hospitality experience spans from hotel operations, market research to investment and development planning across various countries.
Prior to joining Colliers, Mina was a Project / Associate Director of Horwath HTL Hong Kong focusing on development planning and financial feasibilities, investment appraisals, management company selection and contract negotiations, operation performance reviews, large-scale destination and strategic planning for hotel, tourism and leisure developments in the Asia Pacific region. Mina started her career as an operations management trainee with Marriott International and worked in various hotel departments in the United States.
Mina is also an associate member of the Australian Property Institute (AAPI) and a committee member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI) in Sydney, NSW.