Paul is a well-rounded real estate professional with over 20 years of experience in valuation, agency and consultancy.
He is an Associate Member of the Australian Property Institute as well as a Registered Valuer and member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
Having in-depth international and local Australian market knowledge with a proven track record across a broad range of asset sectors and geographies.
A Director within Urbis’ Commercial and Industrial teams, Paul has held leadership roles within large organisations in both Melbourne and Scandinavia (Oslo, Norway).
- Undertook large-scale redevelopment feasibility, market study and market sounding for a private client owning a former Masters store in the western suburbs of Melbourne, c. 400 apartments, 60,000 sq m of office as well as childcare, education and health accommodation.
- Undertook a valuation governance project for QIC, looked into national and international standards and trends.
- Valuation of an entire loan book on behalf of the European Central Bank. A detailed investigation by (ECB) into the banks’ exposure in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and parts of the Baltics. Large scale three month project valuing a selected portion of the loan book ranging from individual houses/ apartments through to major institutional investments in the capital cities throughout these regions – c. 5,000 assets valued in total throughout all regions.
- Other valuation projects completed in Norway included the Scandinavian platform of McDonald’s restaurants in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark (c. 470 sites) as well as major projects across the globe for Norwegian corporate clients including Statoil (now known as Equinor – the majority Norwegian government owned oil and gas company), Telenor (Norwegian telecommunications company), IKEA, Costco, Exxon Mobil, Shell (with exposure throughout Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Bulgaria, Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia) as well as extensive involvement with major private equity firms such as Blackstone, Lonestar, Tristan Capital Partners, Logicor, CapMan and more across the region.