CBRE hires proptech consultant from KPMG
CBRE has announced the appointment of strategic business development and proptech consultant Nick Wright, within its EMEA strategic consulting team.
In this newly created role based in London, Nick will report to head of strategic consulting, Amanda Clack, with responsibility for supporting CBRE’s strategic consultancy and wider advisory offer for clients in the private and public sector.
Focusing primarily on investor clients, Nick will help coordinate the provision of in-depth occupier intelligence and insights and will use his expertise in proptech to work with clients to identify opportunities for bespoke innovation and tech solutions.
Nick joins CBRE following more than 2 years at KPMG, where he was digital, innovation, customer and proptech lead for its UK real estate division. Prior to this, Nick held senior business development positions at Osborne Clarke, HOK and Freshfields.
Joining the strategic consulting team alongside Nick is Mike Gedye who will lead the delivery of the team’s corporate occupier-focused solutions. Mike has broad experience across a broad range of industry verticals and has a deep understanding of the technology innovations which are shaping building productivity, portfolio optimisation and the personalisation of user experiences.
Amanda Clack, head of strategic consulting at CBRE said of the hire: “Nick has a strong track record of working with professional advisory teams and their real estate investor clients to develop growth strategies using proptech and valuable occupier and industry sector insights.
“As data and tech continues to drive our client’s business agendas, Nick is ideally positioned to work closely with Mike Gedye and our broader team of experts across CBRE to continue to build a world class integrated service proposition for our investor and occupier clients.”