Join us for a rare and intimate conversation with Bill McHarg as he shares insight on the timeless foundations and values – business and personal – which supported him co-build a property agency to achieve extraordinary global success, and flourish further beyond his exit from the corporate world.
Bill’s inimitable character and delivery promises a very human and relevant conversation to our contemporary context. One of WLI’s final highlights for 2018, this special event is not to be missed as we prepare for the new year ahead.
One of Australia’s most influential and understated property industry figures, Bill McHarg is co-founder and former Chairman of Colliers International, Australia’s largest property agency. Bill co-built the company, together with six co-founders and colleagues, to scale across 250 offices internationally. As a developer, his successes include winner of MBA Best in Queensland Awards in 2016 and 2018 for medium rise apartment developments at Palm Beach and Main Beach, Gold Coast.
A committed activist for sustainability, Bill claims some credit for evicting John Howard from Parliament in 2007, for the latter’s lack of action on climate change. Bill cemented a successful record of conservation activism to save historic buildings, Melbourne vintage trams and protect against inappropriate developments in Victoria. Bill is a former board member of the Green Building Council of Australia, Property Council of Australia (Victoria) and Melbourne Recital Centre.
Tertiary educated in Property, Economics and Accounting, Bill counts his greatest achievement as being father of four solid citizens.
Non-members: $35 AUD