David Bowden

Chief Executive Officer, Canada

Greater Vancouver Area
200 Granville Street, 19th Floor
Vancouver, BC V6C 2R6
+1 604 662 2643
+1 604 396 9633
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As Chief Executive of Canadian business operations, David is responsible for executing the Colliers national business strategy while working in conjunction with Colliers' other regional leaders.

Known for his innovative business perspective, David is committed to accelerating the success of Colliers International in Canada by advancing our competitiveness in all 17 markets which we serve. As a long standing executive with Colliers International, David has played an integral role in contributing to the business's success in Canada. He has held a number of senior positions within Colliers including leading the Canadian Corporate Solutions division and the Professional Development group.


David has been working in the industry for 30 years with a focus in process engineering, strategic planning, portfolio measurement standards, systems development and team deployment. His professional experience has involved both a wide geographical scope as well as a diverse cross section of real estate asset classes including office, industrial and manufacturing facilities.

While working in the Corporate Solutions division, David was responsible for creating two key business tools. He developed multi-functional “Resource Centers” offering such services as strategic/financial planning, site selection/GIS mapping, portfolio administration, project management and design build. David was also responsible for creating a Web-based assignment tracking system complete with document archiving and cycle time analysis. David has been involved with developing strategic real estate plans for a number of Fortune 1000 companies.



    Bachelor of Commerce Urban Land Economics University of British Columbia

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