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Colliers International Appoints New EMEA Director of Talent Acquisition


Colliers International has hired Tom McNally as EMEA Director of Talent Acquisition, to build on the company’s successful People Transformation agenda, which the real estate advisor launched earlier this year to attract and retain the best talent across EMEA, sponsored by Chris McLernon EMEA CEO and lead by Mo Karim, EMEA Director of People Transformation.

Tom is a market-leading recruitment specialist with significant experience and strong insight into the real estate industry. He joins Colliers from CBRE, where for the past 3.5 years he has been instrumental in securing key hires for the business and was pivotal in achieving CBRE’s growth during that period. Prior to this role, Tom ran the property desks at leading recruitment agencies Investigo and Cobalt Recruitment, sourcing and placing talent for a plethora of positions at international real estate consultancies.

Mo Karim commented,

“One of our main priorities for 2018 was to develop a People Transformation agenda that was closely aligned to our commitment to double the size of our company by 2020. Coming from specialist property recruitment background, Tom has a thorough understanding of the current landscape and will ensure that we are able to push ahead with our vision for growth in a strategic and innovative manner and will act as a core member of the EMEA People Transformation Leadership Team.”


Chris is a digital marketing and publishing whizz by trade, having worked alongside the Automotive, Information Security and Software Asset Management sectors.

Specialising in data analysis and social media, he combines an analytical approach with a creative flair to achieve the best results. With a keen interest in Technology and Politics, Chris is constantly on the look-out for the latest stories around change and innovation.

As a lover of all things innovative, he has developed a keen eye for spotting the latest trends and hot topics. He sources and reads the latest news and thought-leadership articles from the world of recruitment before sharing them with the social media population.


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