As CEO & Chairman of CBRE Asia Pacific, Rob Blain is responsible for CBRE’s activities across the region. He is also a member of the Global Operating Committee, which defines and drives CBRE’s global business strategy.
Responsible for 87 offices in 14 countries and some 9,500 employees including affiliates, Rob’s primary focus is overseeing client activity and growth strategies in the Greater Asia region, including Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Philippines, P.R. China, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Prior to joining CBRE, Rob was Chief Executive, New South Wales for the Colliers Jardine group. He joined that company as Sales Director and was subsequently appointed Regional Service Director. From 1995 to 1998, he held the position of Regional Investment Director based in Singapore, and in 1999, was appointed Australia Director.
Rob has been based in Hong Kong since February 2002.