Tim Rookes, CBRE


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?

Tim Rookes
Head of Global Corporate Services CBRE.

A National Director with CBRE and Head of Global Corporate Services for New Zealand.

Prior to that in London for 10 years where he was Head of Real Estate with Standard Bank for all activity outside of Africa, Director with Barclays Capital in the Corporate Real Estate Services team in London, with a global remit on the senior management team delivering services across Barclays Capital, Barclays Wealth, Barclays Global Investors and ABSA Capital (South Africa),and 8 years with Ernst & Young in both NZ and the UK.