With the New Zealand economy predicted to attain “Rock Star” Status in 2014, how does the role of CRE
play a significant lead in ensuring business reaps the benefits of the opportunities on the horizon? What
key skills do CRE Execs possess that can influence change and show an overall understanding of business?
Are the days of caution, cost cutting and bench marking changing across all sectors as the emphasis
moves to value creation?
National Director Cunsulting and Research Colliers.
Alan has overall responsibility for Research and Consultancy for Colliers
International in New Zealand.
He joined Colliers in 1998 and was made a Director in 2000.
He is an accomplished presenter and an expert commentator on the
Having been active in the property industry for over 30 years as a valuer,
agent, and latterly consultant and researcher, Alan has broad experience
in many aspects of commercial and residential property markets.
Key areas of expertise include property investment strategies, property
research including demand studies, market analysis and forecasting, and
Clients include Waterfront Auckland, Fletcher Building, Ngai Tahu
Property, Auckland International Airport, Precinct Properties, Hobsonville
Land Company, Ports of Auckland, Auckland Council and Housing
Alan has been with Colliers International for 16 years, and has substantial
previous experience in both New Zealand and the UK.
Alan has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in building economics, is a Member
of the New Zealand Property Institute, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of
Chartered Surveyors, and an Associate of the Real Estate Institute of
He is also a member of the Property Council of New Zealand Investment
Index Advisory Group.
He is currently New Zealand Chair of the Royal Institution of Chartered
He was, for four years, an external examiner for RICS of the Auckland
University Property degree course, and was a Property Council of
New Zealand national councillor for 10 years.