Nicholas Maclean


Nicholas Maclean lives and works in the United Arab Emirates and is Co Chairman & Managing Director of CBRE Middle East Region which he established in 2005. This Region encompasses his firm’s operations across Turkey, Middle East and North Africa.

He is a GlobalScot; is Scotland’s Trade Envoy to the United Arab Emirates; and Chairman of the Lillian Sutton (SoC) Charitable Trust

A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, he sits on the RICS World Governing Council, having been a Member, then Chairman, of the RICS MENA Board.

Maclean is a member of the Institute of Revenue, Rating and Valuation; and of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House).

He holds the Reserve Decoration and in 2017 was named by Arabian Business as one of the 100 most influential people in the UAE.