CB Richard Ellis has announced the promotion of Graham MacMillan to Director and to the position of Coordinator of CEE Valuation.
Graham will continue in his role as Head of Valuation in Hungary but with the additional responsibility for coordinating CBRE's valuation departments throughout the region. He will act as point of contact for the regional heads of CBRE's client base as well as liaising with the group's other European and International valuation departments.
Graham will mainly focus on cross border valuation activity, including large portfolios and regional banking clients, ensuring consistency of approach and service levels as the valuation business in the region continues to grow.
"As the real estate market develops in countries such as Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, the Ukraine and Russia, developers and investors are increasingly looking for expert knowledge to assist them in accessing multiple markets across the region. With Graham's appointment we will make sure that their needs are served on highest professional level," said Andreas Ridder, Chairman of CBRE CEE.
Graham MacMillan, originally from Scotland, joined CB Richard Ellis Hungary as a Senior Valuer in June 2008 and was promoted to Head of Valuation in June 2009. He prepares single asset, portfolio and development valuations across all market sectors for loan financing, acquisition and internal auditing purposes as well as coordinating valuations for clients' regional property portfolios on a quarterly, biannual and annual basis. As well as his work in Hungary, Graham regularly assists in cross border valuations in Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Serbia.
Prior to joining CBRE, Graham was an Associate Director of Allied Surveyors, Scotland Plc and before that he worked for Grampian Assessors. Graham studied in Glasgow, graduating in July 2000 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Property Management and Development and he passed the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) to gain Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) in 2003.
Source: CB Richard Ellis