Richard Aboo has been announced Chair of EMEA Office Agency in 2019 succeeding James Young, who has been appointed to a new role as Head of EMEA Investor Services. One of strategic priorities of Richard in his new position is ensuring Cushman & Wakefield is efficient and productive in delivering advisory services to clients across the whole EMEA region and that the office agency teams operate as a coordinated platform, delivering comprehensive services across geographies to address clients' specific real estate challenges.
Candidate’s name Richard Aboo
Current position International Partner, Chair of EMEA Office Agency
Company’s name Cushman & Wakefield
Description of the position Richard Aboo has been announced Chair of EMEA Office Agency in 2019 succeeding James Young, who has been appointed to a new role as Head of EMEA Investor Services. One of strategic priorities of Richard in his new position is ensuring Cushman & Wakefield is efficient and productive in delivering advisory services to clients across the whole EMEA region and that the office agency teams operate as a coordinated platform, delivering comprehensive services across geographies to address clients' specific real estate challenges.
Work experience in this position Over 20 years
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.) Richard oversees the Cushman & Wakefield's EMEA Office Agency team, which contains 550 office specialists, who last year advised on 4 million square metres of transactions across the region, in a sector increasingly shaped by technology, wellbeing and provision of services to occupiers.
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity) over 550 advisors across the EMEA region
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year N/A
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc.) Richard started his career in Cushman & Wakefield Poland. Up until the end of 2018 Richard Aboo was responsible for the Polish office agency team and had an overseeing role of the CEE region. Throughout his career in the CRE in Poland he has developed and worked with a formidable team of talented specialists. As of September 2019 his role changed to cover EMEA office markets.
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year His most recent and prestigious mandates include Millennium Bank (18,500 sq m), Citibank (18,500 sq m) and WeWork (>60,000 sq m).
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market
Other industry awards and prizes N/A
Candidate’s name
Richard Aboo
Current position
International Partner, Chair of EMEA Office Agency
Company’s name
Cushman & Wakefield
Description of the position
Richard Aboo has been announced Chair of EMEA Office Agency in 2019 succeeding James Young, who has been appointed to a new role as Head of EMEA Investor Services. One of strategic priorities of Richard in his new position is ensuring Cushman & Wakefield is efficient and productive in delivering advisory services to clients across the whole EMEA region and that the office agency teams operate as a coordinated platform, delivering comprehensive services across geographies to address clients' specific real estate challenges.
Work experience in this position
Over 20 years
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.)
Richard oversees the Cushman & Wakefield's EMEA Office Agency team, which contains 550 office specialists, who last year advised on 4 million square metres of transactions across the region, in a sector increasingly shaped by technology, wellbeing and provision of services to occupiers.
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity)
over 550 advisors across the EMEA region
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year
N/A
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc.)
Richard started his career in Cushman & Wakefield Poland. Up until the end of 2018 Richard Aboo was responsible for the Polish office agency team and had an overseeing role of the CEE region. Throughout his career in the CRE in Poland he has developed and worked with a formidable team of talented specialists. As of September 2019 his role changed to cover EMEA office markets.
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year
His most recent and prestigious mandates include Millennium Bank (18,500 sq m), Citibank (18,500 sq m) and WeWork (>60,000 sq m).
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market
Other industry awards and prizes
N/A

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