2020 Leadership Class Member Spotlight: Piers Wates

Name: Piers Wates

Company Name: Cushman & Wakefield

Current position/Industry Specialty: Office Tenant Representation

Years in the industry: 2

Hometown: London, England

Most satisfying part of your job: Visiting clients in their new office space and seeing the smiles on their face!

Last book you read or movie you’ve seen: The Irishman (movie) & Thinking the Unthinkable (book)

Favorite vacation spot: Montenegro

Favorite restaurant in Charlotte: The Palm

Hobbies/Interests: Sports & Travel

One thing on your bucket list: A family safari in Africa

If you could have lunch with anyone (living or dead) who would it be and why? Winston Churchill – I would love to pick his brains on what it was like in the War Rooms. Although we may have to push back to dinner so we can discuss over a glass of brandy and a cigar!

What you like best about CRCBR: It is a great opportunity to socialise with industry peers, particularly those I don’t interact with or overlap with on a daily basis.

What else should we know about you: I have completed the entire Tour De France route for charity, twice.

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