The Property Male Champions of Change was established in 2015 and today includes 24 members who lead some 35,000 employees, in 9 jurisdictions. The Group includes senior leaders from across the industry’s development and construction, investment, funds management and agency sectors.

Members work within and across their organisations to achieve a significant and sustainable increase in the number of women in senior leadership positions in the property industry by working together and leading with visible action. The Property Group also aims to address community and social issues, including domestic and family violence, by leveraging their industry footprint.

Group Convenor

Phil Rowland

Phil Rowland

Advisory Services CEO Australia & New Zealand, CBRE


Phil 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.