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Guy Gilgen

Executive Director, Project Management, Southeast Asia, Advisory Services

Southeast Asia

Project Management

Guy Gilgen Executive Director Southeast Asia
Project Management
CBRE Singapore Headquarters 2 Tanjong Katong Road
#06-01 Paya Lebar Quarter

Professional Experience

Guy Gilgen is the Regional Director for Project Management in South East Asia. Based in Singapore, he has responsibility for managing the corporate office team along with developing sector strategy, driving business development and building & maintaining Client relationships.

With over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, Guy has over 12 years of experience across Singapore and South-East Asia. Having undertaken large scale projects such as corporate office, hospitality, retail, F&B and industrial, Guy has a varied range of project understanding spanning multiple sectors.

Guy is well versed in the full life cycle requirements of a project being delivered from site acquisition, local authority liaison, stakeholder engagement, design approvals, procurement, delivery, Testing and Commissioning and Day 2 operation. As a trained Architect, Guy has the ability to liaise fluidly between Client, consultants and all relevant contracts & vendors in order to provide a smooth and successful project outcome.

Major Assignments

  • BHP Billiton – 250,000sqft & 185,000sqft, new office fit-out in Singapore and headquarters in Melbourne, interconnecting staircase, café/restaurant, integrated technology systems, agile workspace – LEED Gold & Greenmark rated
  • ExxonMobil – Kuala Lumpur, 180,000sqft consisting of ExxonMobil’s new We3 workplace design, restack and reinstatement work, consolidation of floors, high standards of Health & Safety and security
  • Hospitality – 88 key 5 Star hotel for a major hotel brand in Ubud, Bali, consisting of signature restaurant, all day dining, sunset bar, multiple swimming pools, gym and spa facility
  • IHG – new build 327 key Holiday Inn, Penang, Malaysia consisting of general back of house, ballroom/meeting & function spaces, swimming pool, all day dining, spa, gym and roof top lounge bar
  • AXA HK & SG – overall total of 300,000sqft consisting of both new office fit-out to agile workplace and significant restack works, relocation from multiple locations, integrated technology systems and café/breakout spaces
  • Zouk Singapore – 33,000sqft nightclub and F&B space, VIP bar, wine & tapas bar, superclub and cigar lounge


Credentials & Education

  • Bachelor of Architecture (University of Adelaide, Australia)
  • BCA Construction Safety Course for Project Managers
  • Bachelor of Design Studies (University of Adelaide, Australia)


  • BHP Billiton
  • South32
  • ExxonMobil 
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Macquarie Group
  • Netflix
  • AXA 
  • Barclays Bank
  • Lloyd’s Bank
  • Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN)
  • General Dynamics/Jet Aviation 
  • Covidien Healthcare
  • Seek/JobStreet 
  • Jumeirah Hotels
  • Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG)
  • Accor Hotels
  • SC Capital Partners Group
  • Blackstone
  • Pontiac Land - Capella
  • Marina Bay Sands
  • Lo & Behold Group
  • Zouk & Genting Group 
  • Porsche Design
  • Delvaux Luxury Brand
  • Gucci
Guy Gilgen Executive Director Southeast Asia
Project Management
CBRE Singapore Headquarters 2 Tanjong Katong Road
#06-01 Paya Lebar Quarter