Built Environment

MEMBER PROFILE
Chairperson
Marius Toime
Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
 
Marius Toime is a partner in Berwin Leighton Paisner's Singapore office. With over a decade of international experience in the Asia Pacific region, Marius has a deep and proven track record representing clients on cross-border projects especially in the infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

Marius is recognised as a leading individual in legal directories and is regularly engaged as an instructor on contractual matters throughout the region.
Co-chair
David Mackerness
Kaer Pte Ltd
 
David is the Sales Director at Kaer Pte Ltd, Singapore’s leading energy efficiency business. Over a ten year history with Kaer, David has been responsible for expanding the business throughout the region and plays a key role in developing new products and services to deliver unique solutions to suit the various markets. As an advocate specialising in air-conditioning efficiency, David develops specialised programs to help buildings reduce their energy costs, whilst improving the conditions for the tenants.
 
BritCham Representative
Olivia Widen
British Chamber Of Commerce
 
 
Group Representative
Chris Archibold
JLL
 
Chris Archibold is an International Director at Jones Lang LaSalle and is Head of Commercial Leasing in Singapore. He is responsible for the delivery of transactional and advisory services to our clients. Chris is also a member of the Asia Pacific Markets Executive Committee.
 
Group Representative
Patrick Gidney
JLL
 
Patrick is a Director at JLL in the Markets team, where he specialises in office leasing. He advises international companies on renting office space in Singapore and helping them negotiate their lease contracts. He is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and has been based in Singapore for 6 years, having previously worked in Vietnam and United Kingdom.
Group Representative
William Jones
Rio Tinto Singapore Holdings Pte Ltd
 
Bill Jones is Principal with Rio Tinto in Singapore, with responsibility for its global office footprint. Bill started his role with the British-Australian multinational in mid-2016 after spending five years with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), including over four years as RICS’ ASEAN Managing Director and some time as rics’ APAC Standards Director. Prior to that, Bill worked for CBRE in London and also spent ten years in the oil and gas sector with Shell, as a Portfolio Manager based in the UK and Singapore.
 
 
Group Representative
Andy Marr
8build Pte Ltd
 
Andy has worked in the construction industry for over 25 years, 4 years of which in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Originally of QS background, in 2005 '8' close colleagues that he has worked with for over 10 years embarked to do something different by forming '8build' in London, a company set up to offer a unique solution for procuring and delivering construction projects with the intent to make a difference to an industry that needs fresh ideas. Now set up in Singapore, they are here delivering commercial office fit out projects throughout a number of sectors.
Group Representative
Will Myles
RICS
 
Will Myles is a member of the Executive Team at RICS with responsibility for the Asia Pacific region, where his focus is on promoting international standards in the built environment and RICS’ global professional assurance framework.

His background is in advisory, consulting and contracting roles across EMEA and Asia Pacific in the construction and property sectors. Most recently Managing Director for Bahrain and Kuwait at WS Atkins plc, Will led the business through a period of significant change. Prior to this, Will established a management consulting arm for Atkins in the Middle East and led the international investment appraisal team based out of the UK.

Will holds an MBA from IMD International in Switzerland and an LLB from the University of London, having originally qualified as a Chartered Engineer in Hong Kong.
 
Group Representative
Rhian Windridge
CBRE Pte Ltd
 
Rhian is a Director at CBRE currently leading the Google Projects Team in Asia Pacific. Rhian is interested in technology as an enabler for change, and using real estate to inspire, tell great stories and challenge the norm. Rhian has worked in London, Sydney and Singapore, delivering workplace projects various clients, and for Google since 2011. Her background in regeneration and complex Government projects in the UK feeds into her understanding of the challenges of urbanisation and societal and environmental pressures on urban conurbations. Rhian is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and a Board Member in Singapore.
 
Group Representative
Raquel Loll
RICS
 
Ms. Loll is an experienced lawyer with over 24 years of international experience in public policy, law and corporate affairs. Based in Singapore since 2013, as Director of Professional Assurance and Corporate Affairs for Asia Pacific, she oversees the development of international professional practice and conduct standards, and the enforcement of those standards for RICS professionals in the property and built environment sector. She is also responsible for corporate affairs strategy to advance international standards and disseminate regulatory best practice, which form the core of RICS thought leadership and branding in the region. Ms. Loll earned her Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of Chicago Law School and her BA from Lake Forest College in the United States with a major in International Relations and Politics. She served in posts with the U.S. Embassies to the UN FAO and the Holy See, both in Rome, Italy; and as Deputy Commissioner for the Public Building Commission of Chicago, in the United States; as well as various public policy, communications and legal roles with the City of Chicago, the Cook County State’s Attorney, and private practice. She has a keen interest in employee engagement and women’s issues, recently serving as a steering group member and judge for the Southeast Asia Women of the Future Awards.
 
Group Representative
Alisdair Gillies
Arcadis
 
Alisdair is Head of Hospitality, Leisure and Entertainment for Arcadis in Asia. In addition to this, Alisdair runs the Business Advisory team in Singapore principally assisting Financial Institutions clients with their development and acquisition activities. Alisdair is a Building Surveyor by training but has since gone on to undertake roles in Development Management, Asset Management and Project Management. Alisdair moved to Singapore in 2009 having previously worked in the US and UK.
Group Representative
Brendan Murray
Citibank Singapore Pte Ltd
 
 
 
Group Representative
Bharath Vijaya Varadhan
British High Commission
 
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