Derek  Gammage

Non-Executive Chairman, EMEA

Professional Experience

Derek Gammage is head of CBRE Hotels Europe, Africa and the Middle East and is responsible for the group’s international strategy. The CBRE Hotels EMEA team is one of the largest pan-European hotel real estate specialists, with an enviable client base and track record. The global Hotels team comprises over 150 industry experts based across key regions. 

In addition to initiating the growth of CBRE Hotels, Derek’s specific focus has been on high-value transactions and in particular those in key gateway cities or markets. During 2012, the combined value of assets successfully sold and valued by the group across the EMEA region was approximately €27.5 billion. 

Derek trained as a Surveyor and has over 25 years experience in the hotel real estate market.