VP, Director, or Head of Global Real Estate and Workplace

Summary

Exceptional track record as a Global Corporate Real Estate / Workplace / Facilities / Operations Executive, Scalability, & Transformation Expert. International Business Leader, Change Agent & Strategist who transforms & scales operations worldwide. Extensive M&A, Crisis and Change Management leadership experience. Makes my corporation or clients more nimble by identifying & targeting unmet needs across the enterprise & devising strategies that deliver significant competitive advantages, cost savings & shareholder value. Delivered over $1.465 Billion in measurable shareholder value to date. Combines expertise in leadership, executive oversight, account management, business, workplace & cultural transformation, with strong commercial & innovative solution sets to drive growth & customer delight. Manages business operations, global teams and P&Ls ($100M+) for major multi-national corporations, or start-ups undergoing significant flux & change.
Credible and genuine leader with extensive global expertise in all aspects of international operations and M&A integration activities. Skilled Executive in strategically leveraging & running worldwide Operations, Real Estate, Workplace Experience, FM, & Construction or Project Management as a competitive advantage for organizations rapidly expanding and/or downsizing. Expert in workplace transformation -- creating flexible workplace experiences, solutions & models to transform how employees work, eliminate under-utilization of space, celebrate company culture & branding, and dramatically reduce worldwide total facilities spend by up to 70%+.
My value proposition is leading change, to help my client/company through the minefield of rapid international scalability and expansion, with maximum flexibility and agility to enter & exit new markets quickly with minimal capital & expense outlay, and to avoid making wrong operational & infrastructure bets which commit them and restrict them for years. My passion is in creating and delivering unique and differentiated workplaces, remote working, bespoke services, solutions & experiences which anticipate & exceed the expectations of our customers and allow us to attract and retain exceptional employees at each location worldwide. And if COVID-19 has taught us anything, these unique skills and expertise will be even more important and vital for companies to apply and leverage to establish the right "new normal" for their culture and facilities around the world as we emerge from the current coronavirus pandemic, to help our employees and visitors feel safe and cared for.
Keen sense of overall enterprise, market realities and opportunities, employee & team motivation, customer service, shareholder value, and bottom-line.
Culturally sensitive & aware. Well traveled. Highly experienced and comfortable in living and working internationally across all geographies and cultures. Managed operations in 70+ countries (across Americas, UK, EMEA, Russia, India, China, Korea, Japan, Australia, SE Asia, APAC).
US Citizen, with UK Permanent Residency Visa. Willing to relocate globally and travel extensively.

Expectations

My preference is a leadership role with wide international or global span. I'm an American, currently based in London, but could relo almost anywhere for the right role. Would like extensive international/global travel and working on behalf of a dynamic exciting global client/corporate enterprise who is disruptive & challenging the status quo in their space, scaling internationally, and/or is rethinking their workplace solutions and models as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic impacts and learnings.
I love leading and inspiring dispersed global teams and P&Ls (up to $100 Million) for major multi-national corporations or rapid growth exciting businesses undergoing significant flux & change. I'm very hands on with my engagements, leadership, & developing partnerships of trust at all levels internally & externally, regardless of country, culture, or region.
As an expert international Corporate Real Estate/Workplace business leader and strategist, I manage operations, scalability, transformation & change on a global basis, allowing my company or clients to become more nimble in every market in which we operate, and have delivered compelling results around the world totaling $1.465 Billion in measurable shareholder value to date. I excel in identifying and targeting unmet needs across the enterprise, and then devising game changing strategies and new service models that deliver significant competitive advantages, huge cost savings, and shareholder value.
My value proposition is leading change, to help my client/company through the minefield of rapid international scalability and expansion (or contraction & restructuring), with maximum flexibility and agility to enter & exit new markets quickly with minimal capital & expense outlay, and to avoid making wrong operational & infrastructure bets which commit them and restrict them for years. My passion is in creating and delivering unique and differentiated workplaces, remote working, bespoke services, solutions & experiences which anticipate & exceed the expectations of our customers and allow us to attract and retain exceptional employees at each location worldwide. And if COVID-19 has taught us anything, these unique skills and expertise will be even more important and vital for companies to apply and leverage to establish the right "new normal" for their culture and facilities around the world as we emerge from the current coronavirus pandemic, to help our employees and visitors feel safe and cared for.
My 30+ years of global corporate real estate, workplace, and international operations across multiple companies and platforms provide a spectrum of strategic and operational insights and perspectives and experience that will allow us to proactively leverage the company branding & culture, create inclusive environments and great energy workplaces worldwide to meet the diverse needs of different generations and styles of workers, so we can attract and retain the best talent, and preserve the culture as we continue to rapidly scale worldwide, but while doing so smartly, cost effectively, and with flexibility for the future.
Specializing in Real Estate, Workplace, Business & Cultural Transformation, Projects & Operations, Crisis & Change Management, strategically leading worldwide business operations in 70+ countries (across USA, EMEA, UK, APAC, India, China, Korea, Japan, Australia, Russia, Canada, the Americas & emerging markets), international M&A integrations, corporate/commercial real estate & property, facilities management, creating inspired workplace experiences, hard & soft FM services, workplace experience & transformation, portfolio rationalization, account management, supply chain optimization, process & cost optimization, crisis and change management.
I am used to extensive global travel, am passionate about understanding, embracing, and respecting local cultures in my travels. Over my career, I have also been highly engaged in leading 18 international corporate M&A integrations of of 20,000+ employees, merging cultures, facilities, teams, processes, and consistently produced results that beat the cost savings, timings, and employee retention targets.
Many thanks, and I am happy to have a further conversation with you to go into a deeper dive on my experience, value proposition, and what may be the best types of fits or opportunities to best leverage my 35 years of global leadership, experience, and insights, if that would be helpful to you. I would welcome the opportunity for an exploratory conversation about what I can offer in terms of my broad and deep international strategy and operations leadership, insights, passion, and cultural awareness & sensitivities, and how well it might match with your company culture, strategic vision, and operational challenges. The world is my oyster!

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35 years
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