Emma Buckland

Global President, Property Management, CBRE

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Professional Experience

Emma Buckland was appointed Global President of CBRE’s Property Management business lines, overseeing the management of more than 2.7 billion square feet of commercial property, effective January 1, 2020. She previously served as Managing Director of Property Management for the United Kingdom at CBRE, with responsibility for an 850-person team providing market-leading property and asset management services across 5,000+ properties in the UK. In addition, she was a member of the UK Executive Committee and the CBRE UK Management Board. She was also Executive Sponsor of CBRE’s Future Leaders program.

Emma joined CBRE in 2016 as Chief Operating Officer of the UK Property Management team responsible for the operational delivery of all services across the country. Emma brings a broad range of experience to her role, having joined CBRE from FICO, a US-listed leader in predictive analytics and decision management software, where she held the position of EMEA Operations Director. In this role, she was responsible for operations across 25 countries with revenues of $170 million. Prior to this, Emma spent three years at Goldman Sachs in London and Paris leading a client-facing team in the Securities Division.


  • Master of Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management, England
  • Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages from University College London, England

Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Executive Inclusion Council 
  • US Advisory Board, Women’s Network

Achievements / Awards

  • GlobeSt.com 50 Under 40, 2020