Mark is a Principal of Avison Young South Africa and one of the founding Directors of the business in South Africa. Mark is responsible for Occupier Services and advisory business line in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. Mark has extensive experience in tenant representation, landlord agency and strategic consulting on behalf of owners and occupiers across all commercial asset classes. His area of core competency is leasing, ensuring and assisting tenants and occupiers to align their real estate strategies with overall business objectives. Mark has worked throughout South Africa, Africa and Asia and has 25 years of real estate experience. Prior to founding AY South Africa Mark was a shareholder and Managing Director of PGC Savills. Mark was based in Asia for over a decade and previously held the positions in China of Executive Director CBRE and Business Line Leader Office Services and Managing Director CBRE Shanghai. Also gaining experience in South Korea, as Managing Director of Colliers International as well as consulting in Thailand and Vietnam.
Mark’s clients include; LG SETA, Eskom, Microsoft, Covington & Burling, Axalta, CDK Global, RMB Westport, South Energyx , Nestle, Boston Scientific, Deloitte, Citibank, State Street Bank, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, 3M, General Electric, Macquarie Bank, Nike, Proctor & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson , Gucci and Tyco.
- Fellow, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)