(MENAFN - Editorial) Leading property consultancy and chartered surveying firm Cavendish Maxwell has announced Julian Roche as its newly-appointed Chief Economist. Julian will serve as a top-level strategist and advisor for the firm’s reputable team of RICS-accredited chartered surveyors and real estate valuers, with a focus on both regional and global economies and financial markets, drawing on proprietary data from Property Monitor – a leading real estate data intelligence platform powered by Cavendish Maxwell.
Julian has previously worked with what is now the International Commodity Exchange before operating his own property development and management firm, and managing an international property database. He has served as an international consultant and trainer to many global entities, including AXA, Citibank, DBS, Deloitte, Singapore Stock Exchange, Bank of China, Thomson Reuters, along with various international banks and governments. He holds a PPE honours degree, several postgraduate degrees, including a PhD in international risk management policy, and is a Licensed Conveyancer.
Commenting on the appointment, Jay Grant, Chairman and Founder of Cavendish Maxwell, said:
“After a decade of successful operations in the MENA region, the appointment of a Chief Economist marks our next step as a true thought-leader within the industry. Julian’s expertise will be indispensable to our team as we embark on the next phase of our journey across wider real estate landscapes. We’re excited to have Julian on board and look forward to sharing his valuable insights with our clients and other stakeholders in local and regional real estate markets.”
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About Cavendish Maxwell
Cavendish Maxwell is a highly respected independent firm of chartered surveyors and property consultants, focusing on property services throughout the Middle East and Africa. Established in 2008, Cavendish Maxwell is now one of the region’s most in influential property consultancies, employing over 80 people from offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Muscat.
As a fully qualified member firm of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and with extensive knowledge of the region, Cavendish Maxwell has the necessary experience, expertise and insight to deliver property advice of the highest standard. The company’s reports are used for loan security, audit, insurance reinstatement, dispute resolution, risk management, debt recovery and performance analysis.