Matthew Bouw

Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific • Australia

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Matthew Bouw

Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific • Australia


As Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Matthew is responsible for leading Cushman & Wakefield’s Asia Pacific region which consists of 14,500 employees advising occupier and investor clients.

An Australian native, Matthew brings more than 25 years of experience from a variety of industries including real estate, financial services, professional services, engineering & construction and mining. He has worked for large global and multinational firms such as DTZ, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Aviva, Orica, Leighton and UGL.

Matthew specializes in growing successful and sustainable businesses, while at the same time establishing high performance cultures. Matthew has extensive experience executing and integrating M&A, driving growth agendas and creating inclusive organizations.

Over the course of his career, Matthew has lived and worked in a number of different locations including Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Sydney and Chicago. A qualified Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), Matthew also holds a Bachelor of Business Accounting from RMIT University.

Prior to becoming CEO of APAC, Matthew served as Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Chief Administrative Officer, and as Global Chief HR & Strategy Officer at DTZ before the company’s merger with Cushman & Wakefield.

Matthew is a member of CoreNet Global, Institute of Company Directors – Australia and Society of CPAs and Young President’s Organization (YPO).