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Bahtiyar Tay

General Manager, Shenzhen


Bahtiyar Tay General Manager Shenzhen

Bahtiyar Tay is Managing Director for Shenzhen. He has more than 18 years of experience within the fit-out and construction industry (including 10 years in mainland China). His main role is to lead a team of 60 professional project managers and ensure all assigned projects to be implemented effectively and efficiently with high standard completion and client satisfaction. His main goal is to provide international level of project management services learnt in the United States and applying them to projects in China.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining CBRE, Bahtiyar was the Head of Industrial/Special Project & Development Services for an international real estate consultancy firm responsible for developing, expanding and delivering green-field and build-to-suit facilities for Project and Development Services.

Bahtiyar also spent around 4 years working in the United States delivering large scale construction projects.

Since moving to China, Bahtiyar has completed several office fit-out projects over the years for multi-national client such as ABB, Abbotts, ABN Amro, Accenture, Apple, AON, Bank of America, Barclays, Bearing Point, Convergys, Cisco, DBS, Deutsche Bank, First Data, HSBC, Hang Seng Bank, Lanxess, Mary Kay, Reuters, Standard Chartered, UPS, UTC, Wells Fargo, Willis and etc.

Bahtiyar’s experience in greenfield construction projects includes Duke University Campus, Carrier R&D Center, Exxon Mobil R&D Center, Borg Warner CTC and Maersk Logistic Warehouse and several others.


Key Strengths

  • Experience in leading and managing complex projects
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to execute projects on time and on budget.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.


  • MBA in General Management, China Europe International Business School
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana USA


  • Apple
  • AON
  • Carrier
  • Convergys
  • Estee Lauder
  • Lanxess
  • Novo Nordisk
  • ABN Amro
  • BNP Paribas
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Hang Seng Bank
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Abbotts
  • Bearing Point
  • Cadence
  • Delphi
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Mary Kay
  • Reuters
  • Barclays Capital
  • Cigna
  • HSBC
  • OCBC
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Accenture
  • Borg Warner
  • Cisco
  • Duke University
  • First Data
  • Maersk Logistic
  • UTC
  • Bank of America
  • DBS
  • HSBC Insurance
  • UOB
  • Willis
Bahtiyar Tay General Manager Shenzhen