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Colliers Bolsters Research Capability with Appointment of New National Research Head

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Colliers announced today that the firm has brought on Roelof van Dijk as Senior Director, Research & Analytics | Canada. van Dijk will lead the strategy and operation of Colliers Canada Research, delivering market intelligence initiatives that give Colliers and its clients a competitive advantage. He will focus on developing a high-performance national research team that leverages Colliers’ best-in-class market intelligence to produce relevant insights on local and national market and industry trends that inform client decisions, address market needs and support Colliers’ growth strategies. 

van Dijk comes to Colliers with 15 years of experience covering the Canadian commercial real estate market. He was most recently the Director of Market Analytics and Market Economist at CoStar Canada. He also worked as a project manager and urban planning consultant for residential developers in the Greater Toronto Area. 

“I’m thrilled to have Roelof on board, heading our national research capability,” says Lex Perry, Vice President, Marketing, Communications & Research with Colliers Canada. “His expertise, profile and success in building high-performance teams will further advance both our market intelligence offering and position as an industry thought leader, which in turn will enable us to provide next-level insights – and service –  to our clients and professionals.” 

“I am excited to have joined Colliers Canada, and look forward to collaborating with the many experienced professionals in all aspects of the business,” says van Dijk. “Colliers Canada has a well-established and industry-leading platform – With this platform and the market intelligence team, we will elevate our thought leadership capabilities, bringing Colliers Canada to the forefront of the industry for the ultimate benefit of our clients.”  


For More Information, Please Contact:

Pamela Smith

Director Communications I Canada


As the National Director, Corporate Communications, Pamela covers national corporate communications for Colliers Canada and is responsible for the strategic development of internal and external communications to:

•                     Communicate Colliers’ strategic vision and priorities;

•                     Facilitate and ensure consistent messaging across service lines and among shared services;

•                     Enhance and protect the Colliers brand and reputation;

•                     Develop internal & external communications programs for senior leaders, including thought leadership, sponsorships and speaking opportunities.

Reporting to the VP, Marketing and Communications and collaborating closely with the Senior Manager, Content and key leaders across the business, Pamela is a key member of National Marketing and Communications team and the Global Communications team at Colliers International. 

Along with Executive Sponsor Lex Perry, Pamela manages the Communications Pillar for the North American Diversity and Inclusiveness program at Colliers.

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