Our Leadership Team
AMS & EMEA Solutions Lead, Occupier
Amy leads occupier business development for Host. Prior to joining CBRE, Amy launched B2C custom market research solutions at Hanover Research; drove revenue at SpotMe, the global event app platform and partner for Fortune 500 high-stakes meetings; launched the Waterview Conference Center at CEB (now Gartner); and opened the Westin Arlington Gateway with Starwood Hotels. She’s a Xennial, Cornell Hotelie, CMP, Past President of Meeting Professionals International, event + tech geek, mom to Liam and Finn, and Irish by marriage. You can regularly find her at Capitals hockey games, Orangetheory Fitness, or farmers’ markets.
Joe is passionate about people, art, architecture and operations and is focused on delivering consistent, efficient and quality Host client solutions and experiences globally. An occupational therapist by trade, Joe hails from a variety of senior operational and leadership roles in ASX-listed entities, private enterprises, and global start-ups/scale-ups. Most recently, Joe has worked across a variety of sectors, including: hospitality (Voyages Hotels & Resorts), REIT (Dexus and The GPT Group), and PropTech (COO and Regional Head APAC, Equiem).
Global Digital Lead, Occupier
Brennan is passionate about how technology can enhance and inform workplace experience. Prior to joining CBRE in 2018, he was the COO of an event technology start-up where he built brand activations to measure attendee engagement at events like the iHeart Radio Music Festival and the 2016 Rio Olympics. Originally a civil engineer with nine years in construction management, Brennan gladly returned to real estate to help build a brand and team in the emerging proptech space. He’s an earlier riser, fueled by coffee and endurance sports, and unwinds at night with a nice pivot table.
Experience Services & Hospitality Lead
Patrick has extensive experience in both the hospitality and digital start up industries where he has led innovative customer experience programs; he’ll bring that knowledge to Host. His role is to define the Experience ”product”, further envision what a Host-activated office feels like, how we access talent, and how we train our teams to achieve exceptional service outcomes. Patrick joined from the Sydell Group, operator of several high-end boutique hotels including the Nomad in New York and The Ned in London. Patrick a dog dad to Charlie and Arthur with loves spending time in Belgrade Lakes, Maine.
APAC Solutions Lead, Occupier
Shobhit is an established leader in workplace strategy, experience design, change management and technology transformation, with a specific focus on the diverse Asia Pacific market. Not one to be tied to a single sector, Shobhit’s expertise extends from banking to healthcare, IT to FMCG, and natural resources to education. A career learner, he has also held an array of positions at Deloitte Consulting and AECOM. Shobhit loves spending his free time playing jigsaw puzzles with his four-year-old daughter and indulging in the odd game of cricket.
Asia Solutions Lead, Investor
Taran joined the Host team in 2019. He presently heads Asia Pacific Sales and Solutions for Host's Investor and PM Business. Taran has over 20 years of experience in business development and client engagement and strategy, in addition to developing new businesses in a variety of real estate verticals. He is a proptech enthusiast who loves to engage and gain knowledge around the technology that is changing the dynamics of the real estate industry. Currently, Taran is interested in CRE technology and tenant engagement, workplace discovery and optimization, and he has closed approximately 60+million square feet of CRE space and over 50,000 desks for enterprise and occupiers solutions. Taran will lead the Host investor business in the Asian market and remains evangelical about Host's ability to create inroads with key regional developers and investors.
EMEA Solutions Lead, Investor
John McHugh leads Host PM across EMEA and joined the business in 2019. He is a market-leader in placemaking and building brands within the property industry. With 15 years’ experience within the property industry across a range of client-side roles, he is passionate about place creation and customer experience. Based in the UK, John has a young family and is an avid football supporter.