Martin Samworth is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CBRE in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), a region which covers 141 offices across 40 countries, including affiliate presence in 15 countries. Martin served as Managing Director, EMEA before his promotion to CEO in March 2014 and was Managing Director of CBRE in the UK from 2003 to December 2012. From February 2010 he was also Managing Director of the Nordics region (Denmark, Finland and Sweden).
With 30 years in the real estate industry, Martin started his career at CBRE specialising in investment and development finance. He subsequently held leadership positions including Head of Investment and Managing Director of Commercial Markets. He has been involved in the financing of schemes as diverse as Basingstoke Shopping Centre to Transport for London’s headquarters in Southwark. He has also been instrumental in numerous corporate acquisitions, including most recently Alan Selby & Partners, EA Shaw and Franc Warwick.