Phil Rowland
Advisory Services CEO, Australia & New Zealand

Phil RowlandPhil Rowland is the Chief Executive Officer of CBRE in Australia and New Zealand, a role that he has held since January 2019 when he relocated to Australia.

His responsibilities centre around growing and diversifying CBRE’s service platform in Australia & New Zealand across Capital Markets, Leasing, Property Management and Advisory in all established and emerging asset classes.

In his 25-year real estate advisory career, Phil has served in senior positions across Asia, the US and Europe. His most recent prior role was CEO of Global Workplace Solutions, Asia Pacific for CBRE, leading a diversified business across 18 countries, serving corporate occupiers across a wide spectrum of industry sectors.

Earlier in his career Phil specialised in real estate advisory with EY, working with client in the US and Europe on strategic planning, real estate and facilities outsourcing, development studies, corporate portfolio and location strategies and performance improvement.

Phil is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Westmead Institute of Medical Research Foundation.

Updates from the Property Group

Champions of Change Property

Phil Rowland is a Member of the Champions of Change Property Group established in 2015 in partnership with The Property Council of Australia. The Property group brings together senior leaders across the industry’s development and construction, investment, funds management and agency sectors. The group aims to achieve greater gender equality in the property industry and to increase the number of women in leadership roles.