Carey Oldfield, DTZ


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?

Carey Oldfield
Executive General Manager DTZ.

Carey has been involved in the property industry for over 30 years, initially as a civil engineer and thereafter in the fields of project management and property development. For the past 20 years Carey has been the General Manager – Properties, for a large corporate organisation with overall responsibility for a significant owned and leased property portfolio. He has extensive expertise in transforming organisations into fully functioning commercial entities including overseeing the commercialisation of the property function of New Zealand Post and developing the strategy for a new model for both South Africa and AnPost (Ireland).

Carey has the overall responsibility for DTZ’s NZ business, leading and managing DTZ’s service stream through the delivery of facilities management and maintenance services.

Carey holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and a Masters of Corporate Real Estate. He has an in depth knowledge in Corporate Real Estate and Facility Management, was the previous chair of CoreNet Global – New Zealand Chapter, and was an inaugural board member of the New Zealand Green Building Council.