• Knight Frank adds Office Project Design & Delivery Team with the appointment of Tom Banwell

    15 August 2018

    (14 August 2018, Hong Kong) Knight Frank, the leading independent global property consultancy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Banwell as Executive Director, Head of Project Design and Delivery.


    With over 17 years of real estate experience working in the UK and Asia, Tom will lead Knight Frank’s Project Design and Delivery Team providing a one-stop solution for our office clients covering interior design and build services, project management, workplace consultancy & change management. Working closely with our Hong Kong and Kowloon office services teams, Tom and his team will be well placed to meet the increased demand in the marketplace for innovative work place environments solutions in partnership with our corporate clients.

    For the last 10 years, Tom has been managing two of the largest and most well-respected office design and build firms in Hong Kong and Asia. Prior to joining Knight Frank, Tom worked as Managing Director (North Asia) at Space Matrix, where he was responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Hong Kong and North Asia business, with a focus on new business development, key accounts and relationship management. He also oversaw both design & project management delivery.

    Tom comes with a proven track record in corporate interior design and management. He worked with multi-national clients including Microsoft, BBC, Vodafone, Li and Fung, Aberdeen Standard Investments and Bank of Singapore.

    Tom Banwell, Executive Director, Head of Project Design & Delivery at Knight Frank says, workplace design casts a great impact on an organisation’s identity and how their employees work it is being discussed and debated in both boardrooms and living rooms across the globe. Businesses are now seeing how an engaging and smart workplace design can influence their corporate culture, bottom line and the wellbeing of their employees. I am tremendously delighted to be bringing project design and delivery services to Knight Frank.

    Paul Hart, Executive Director, Greater China at Knight Frank says, we are excited to have Tom joining us. Modern office concepts and engaging workplace environments are very important and help companies attract and retain quality staff while improving productivity. With substantial growth in our Hong Kong and Kowloon office leasing business, we see this an excellent opportunity and timing to set up our Project Design and Delivery team. With Tom’s vast knowledge and deep understanding of clients’ business needs, we are confident that Tom and his experienced team have the ability to offer unique solutions tailored to clients’ need.




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