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Colliers expands its WA team, Campus Living Villages gets a new sustainability manager, GHD creates a new role and Brookfield hires a new senior vice president

Colliers continues to grow its new WA office with the hiring of numerous experienced property experts from a variety of industries.

Colliers International has added to its Office Leasing, Valuations, and Real Estate Management Services teams at 240 St Georges Terrace in Perth.

Antonio Trimboli, an experienced office leasing expert, has been appointed as Associate Director in Colliers' growing Office Leasing team in Western Australia, bringing with him more than seven years of experience in the Perth commercial real estate market and a broad knowledge of a variety of asset classes.

Jennifer Wong has also joined Colliers as Director of Valuations & Advisory. Wong rejoins Colliers after nearly 14 years with the previous Colliers WA franchise office, where she worked alongside Dean Johnston and Zane Gil.

In addition, Ian Burrows has been named Director, Facilities Management as part of Colliers' expanding Real Estate Management Services division in Western Australia.

Brookfield Properties' Mathew Chandler has been elevated to Senior Vice President. In 2019, he was appointed Vice President Marketing and Communications at Brookfield Asset Management's real estate development and operations division. Chandler formerly established his own brand and communications business, Acumentum Communications, and worked for Kiwi Property in New Zealand and Colonial First State Global Asset Management in Sydney and Auckland.

Louisa Scott has joined as the group sustainability manager at Campus Living Villages, a global student housing business. She formerly worked as a senior ESG analyst at Scentre, the Australian and New Zealand owner and operator of Westfield.

At international professional services firm Arup, Paul Sloman has been appointed worldwide head for property, science, industry, technology, and social infrastructure.

Malcolm Rushin, a decarbonisation expert, has been appointed to the newly formed post of Australian Future Energy Leader at global professional services business GHD. Rushin’s appointment cements GHD's commitment to the global energy transition by allowing him to take the lead in aiding customers in navigating the energy transition.

In his new post, Rushin will be responsible for GHD's supply of clean energy strategies, alternatives, and solutions to help the energy production, oil and gas, water, transportation, infrastructure, and built environment sectors transition to a low-carbon future.