EMEA Leadership

Martin Samworth

Martin Samworth, Chief Executive Officer

Martin Samworth is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CBRE in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Martin served as Managing Director, EMEA before his promotion to CEO in March 2014 and was Managing Director of CBRE in the UK from 2003 to December 2012. From February 2010 he was also Managing Director of the Nordics region (Denmark, Finland and Sweden).

With 30 years in the real estate industry, Martin started his career at CBRE specialising in investment and development finance.  He subsequently held leadership positions including Head of Investment and Managing Director of Commercial Markets.  He has been involved in the financing of schemes as diverse as Basingstoke Shopping Centre to TFL’s headquarters in Southwark. He has also been instrumental in numerous corporate acquisitions, including most recently Alan Selby & Partners, EA Shaw and Franc Warwick.

EMEA Board Members

Martin Samworth, Chief Executive Officer - EMEA

Adolfo Ramirez-Escudero, Chairman, Capital Markets - Continental Europe & Managing Director, Spain

Adam Hetherington, Managing Director - Central London

Alessandro Mazzanti, Chief Executive - Italy

Andreas Ridder, Chairman - Central & Eastern Europe

Ciaran Bird, Managing Director - United Kingdom & Ireland

Gaétan Clermont, Chief Executive Officer - Belgium, Luxembourg & Switzerland

Alexander von Erdely, Chief Executive Officer - Germany

Duncan Green - Chief Finance Officer - EMEA

Elizabeth Thetford, Head of Legal - EMEA

Guy Holden, Enterprise Accounts - Global Workplace Solutions - EMEA

Ian Entwisle, Chief Executive Officer -  Global Workplace Solutions - EMEA

Marco Hekman, Managing Director - Continental Europe & Chairman, The Netherlands

Patrik Kallenvret, Managing Director - Sweden

Sarah Wyse, Head of Marketing - EMEA

Simon Woodhams, Head of HR - EMEA