Elias joins Colliers from Deloitte and has spent more than three decades advising global organisations on the location strategy for their global business footprint and will now join the EMEA division of the global real estate advisory firm as part of the Occupier Services business. His experience includes advising on corporate expansion and footprint optimisation as well business process outsourcing and global business services operating models for a wide range of industries across more than 250 cities and 47 countries worldwide. In addition, he has extensively been called on to provide strategic advice for real estate developers and economic development corporations in every region of the world.
The Location Strategy service proposition aims to optimise global business operations through a range of nearshoring and offshoring portfolio and labour strategies. It examines such aspects as labour market opportunities, infrastructure maturity, real estate availability, government incentives, and tax optimisation for corporations looking to operate and optimise business operations and supply chains on a global basis.