John Kenny

CEO Asia Pacific

Colliers International

John Kenny joined the Property Male Champions of Change group in 2015.

John Kenny joined Colliers International in 1991, in 2020 John became CEO, Asia Pacific. John previously held the role of CEO, Australia and New Zealand at Colliers International since 2006.  He joined the Property Male Champions of Change in 2015. His dedication to creating positive change in this area has been demonstrated by the implementation of initiatives ranging from annual gender equity pay reviews to personally driving strong female attendance at signature company and industry events.  The strength of Colliers International’s employment practices saw the company recognised in 2017 as an accredited Aon Best Employer in Australia & New Zealand.

Over the course of his property career John has held roles in commercial and industrial transactions, valuations and corporate real estate.  John’s extensive property experience has formed the foundation for his successful leadership.  His entrepreneurial spirit has been instrumental in the diversification of the Colliers International business, developing new areas of expertise for the brand via both organic growth and strategic acquisitions to provide an all-encompassing property service across Australia and New Zealand.    

John is a member of both the Asia Pacific and Global Executive at Colliers International, driving the strategy, client focus and culture of the company around the world.  

His contribution and leadership within the property industry has been recognised by his recognition as a Fellow of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Australian Property Institute (API).  John has a strong involvement with the broader property industry, having participated as a National Director of both the Property Council of Australia and the Property Industry Foundation.