Distinguished speaker series: “A conversation with Michael Moir FRICS – sharing his experience of a lifetime career in property”
Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (HKT)
Date: Thursday 13 October 2016
Time: 1830 – 2000 (Registration starts at 1815)
Venue: HK General Chamber of Commerce, 22/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong
Fee: $250 (RICS member / APC trainee); $400 (non-member)
CPD hour: 1.5 hours
Capacity: 150 (first-come, first-served)
Mr Michael Moir FRICS, Director of Property, the Hong Kong Jockey Club
Mr Chris Brooke FRICS, Senior Vice President, RICS
Mr Michael Moir FRICS, better known as Mike, was awarded the prestigious RICS Lifetime Achiever, Hong Kong award in 2016 – the highest honour bestowed by a global professional body.
Mike set out as a young graduate engineer from the Highlands of Scotland to become a key influencer in one of the world’s most dynamic and competitive business and real estate landscapes. Today, at a new height of his distinguished career, he is leading Hong Kong’s most historic and significant heritage revitalisation project.
For 40 years, he has adventured and exceled across a broad spectrum of the built environment, where he accumulated vast knowledge and made major generational contributions to Hong Kong. His accomplishments include fostering the development of Pacific Place, the transformation of the physical assets of The Hong Kong Jockey Club, helping to turn it into a world-leading organisation, and his current role in leading the revitalisation of the former Central Police Station compound, Tai Kwun, into a centre for heritage and art.
In this seminar, Mike will highlight the milestones of his career in property. He will share knowledge and strategies from each phase, and offer advice to fellow property professionals who are in the early stages of their careers. Join the seminar and be inspired.
About the speakers & moderator
About Michael Moir FRICS
Mike is Director of Property at The Hong Kong Jockey Club overseeing a portfolio of operational and investment properties. He is also responsible for the revitalisation of the Central Police Station compound, one of Hong Kong’s most important heritage projects.
Between 2003 and 2009 he was a consultant to the Hong Kong Urban Renewal Authority, Hysan Development Company, Winsor Properties and The Hong Kong Jockey Club in Hong Kong and a number of property companies in the United Kingdom.
From 2001 to 2003 he was Managing Director of PCCW Infrastructure, the property arm of the Pacific Century Group and led the restructuring of its property business, following the merger of PCCW and the Hong Kong Telephone Company. In 2000 he was a consultant to the Hong Kong Housing Authority advising on public housing development policies and practices.
Prior to 1999 he was a Director and General Manager of Swire Properties. In his time with Swire he was responsible for acquisitions, disposals, valuations, planning and development of the company’s extensive property investment and development portfolios. On graduation in 1972 he joined Arup and spent 9 years in consulting engineering on a variety of projects in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.
About Chris Brooke FRICS
Chris Brooke FRICS took office as RICS Senior Vice President on 27 June 2016.
Until the end of 2015, Chris Brooke FRICS was the Executive Managing Director, Consulting, Asia Pacific at CBRE, a role which involved the strategic oversight of all of the consulting and advisory work undertaken by CBRE throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Chris has over 25 years of experience in various fields of the property industry. He began his career with Hillier Parker in the United Kingdom in 1989, after which he relocated to Hong Kong in 1992.
Between 1992 and 2002 he worked for Brooke Hillier Parker and Insignia Brooke, based in Hong Kong, and specialised in the provision of consultancy advice in relation to real estate markets and development projects in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific region. During this period, he was responsible for the provision of advice regarding property development, investment, and financial viability issues to a wide range of corporations, landowners and developers, as well as providing strategic advice and consultancy services to occupiers, retailers and investors.
In 2002, Chris relocated from Hong Kong to Beijing to establish the operations of Insignia Brooke within the city. In 2003, he joined CBRE via the acquisition of Insignia Brooke by CBRE and, for a number of years thereafter, oversaw the consulting activities of CBRE in both China and Asia. Between 2005 and 2015, Chris held a number of senior management positions at CBRE both in China and at a regional level, including President & CEO, China, President & CEO, Asia and Executive Managing Director, Consulting, Asia Pacific.
Chris has been Chairman of the RICS Asia World Regional Board since 2010 and a Vice President of the organisation since July 2014.
Deadline for registration: Tuesday 11 October 2016, 6pm
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