Australia’s businesses have largely returned to the office months ahead of the U.S. and Europe. Charter Hall’s Office CEO Carmel Hourigan and CBRE’s Amanda Steele join Spencer Levy to share insights on preparing for employees to return and Australia’s central role in the global economy.

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Guest Bios

Carmel Hourigan

Carmel Hourigan

Carmel is the Office CEO for Charter Hall, one of the largest REITs in Australia. She also sits on the firm’s Executive Committee and has over 28 years of industry experience spanning key senior leadership positions and roles in funds management, research and advisory services. She is leading the A$19 billion office sector from end to end including Funds Management, Asset Management, Development and Property Management teams.
Office CEO, Charter Hall
Carmel is the Office CEO for Charter Hall, one of the largest REITs in Australia. She also sits on the firm’s Executive Committee and has over 28 years of industry experience spanning key senior leadership positions and roles in funds management, research and advisory services. She is leading the A$19 billion office sector from end to end including Funds Management, Asset Management, Development and Property Management teams.
Amanda Steele

Amanda Steele

Amanda joined CBRE in 2013 after 14 years working in the sustainability space. Between 2013 and 2015, Amanda was CBRE’s Pacific Head of Sustainability, before assuming the senior leadership role to manage one of the company’s biggest business lines, its Asset Services division in Pacific. Over three years, she doubled the growth of this business and delivered significant client outcomes via her innovative, creative and people-focused approach.
Executive Managing Director, Property Management, Pacific, CBRE
Amanda joined CBRE in 2013 after 14 years working in the sustainability space. Between 2013 and 2015, Amanda was CBRE’s Pacific Head of Sustainability, before assuming the senior leadership role to manage one of the company’s biggest business lines, its Asset Services division in Pacific. Over three years, she doubled the growth of this business and delivered significant client outcomes via her innovative, creative and people-focused approach.

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