The Euromoney Egypt Conference 2017

John Davis

Chief Executive Officer, Middle East and North Africa

Colliers International

John Davis, a British national, has over 30 years of property related experience and joined Colliers International in 1994 from one of South Africa's leading financial institutions as general manager - finance for the company's property management division. In 1996, he was appointed as a director to the company's main board with responsibility for the company's property management activities throughout Southern Africa. John was instrumental in Colliers International entering the facilities management arena across Southern Africa and in 1998 a new division of the company was formed with him assuming responsibility for both divisions as the property and facilities management director, before his appointment as managing director in 2000. In 2001, he transferred with Colliers International to the UAE to drive the growth of Colliers International’s business across the Middle East and North Africa region. Based in Dubai, John currently holds the position of regional chief executive officer for the company which now operates six regional offices offering a full range of professional real estate related services across the MENA region. John is also involved in the leadership of Colliers International, as well as being regional chief executive officer of Colliers International MENA, he serves as a member of the Colliers International’s EMEA Board and International Governing Committee, he is also chairman of a MENA regional quantity surveying and cost consultancy company. In addition to the above positions he also holds an advisory position on the Colliers International (EMEA) real estate management services (REMS) business team. In June 2009 and March 2011, John was listed in the Expat Power 50, a list of the top ranked expats in the Middle East region, in 2013 and again in 2014 he was recognised as one of the Top 50 most influential Brits in the UAE according to Arabian Business.

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Mon 18 - Tue 19 Sep 2017