Tom assumed overall leadership of the VAS APAC business line in July 2014 and recently expanded his role to include Consulting Services under his guidance. The VAS business which includes Residential, Institutional, Commercial and Agribusiness valuations now has over 1,000 staff across 13 countries.
Tom is highly regarded as a forward-thinking leader within the industry for his passion to continually improve and enhance standards. His vision in establishing quality and risk management processes and PropTech platforms is well known and has led to CBRE leading the way in the Valuation space.
Tom joined CBRE in 2005 following the firm’s acquisition of his DTZ Brisbane valuation business in Queensland, Australia. In 2008, Tom was appointed as Regional Director of Residential Valuation Services for CBRE’s Australian business. In this role, he was responsible for creating Australia’s largest Residential Valuation business, which provided over 300,000 residential valuations in the last financial year.
For CBRE, Tom was responsible for a number of acquisitions, including the largest within the Australian industry in 2011 when CBRE acquired Megaw & Hogg National Valuers. He was also responsible for the development of TOPS, CBRE’s industry leading Valuation Management and Report Generation Platform in Australia, as well all of CBRE’s Residential Valuation Quality Assurance and Risk minimisation strategies, processes and procedures in the Pacific region.
With a career spanning over 20 years, spending time in Australia and Asia, Tom has been involved in many complex valuations and consultancy assignments across all asset classes. These include residential, commercial and industrial properties, CBD assets, suburban shopping centres, sub-divisions and specialised assets.
Tom is a Certified Practising Valuer, an Associate of the Australian Property Institute, a member of the Valuers Registration Board of Queensland, a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and a member of the RICS ASEAN Valuation Professional Group.
- National Australia Bank
- Commonwealth Bank
- Westpac Bank
- St George Bank
- ME Bank
- Lend Lease
- Keppel Land