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Michael Barlow

Regional Director, FM and Head of Government Business


Michael Barlow Regional Director, FM and Head of Government Business Pacific
Canberra Level 4, 2 Constitution Avenue
Canberra, ACT 2601

Professional Background

Michael Barlow is the Regional Director of Facilities Management and Head of Government Business of CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions in the Pacific, based in Canberra. In this role Michael provides leadership to a professional team dedicated to ensuring our clients occupier needs are met. Michael’s role is part of the Global Workplace Solutions, Pacific Executive and leverages global best practice to service our clients with a Pacific presence.


In his role Michael will work with all areas of the Global Workplace Solutions business to ensure our clients experience a first rate service using contemporary systems, a dedicated workforce, and a commitment to continuous improvement.


Michael brings extensive experience in understanding, meeting, and exceeding client expectations across the occupier landscape. His experience in integrating diverse client requirements into holistic client solutions in complex operating and business environments will ensure an end to end and customized workplace solution is achieved for all clients.


Michael has 20 years experience in the Property industry including over 10 years leading a range of customer service and technically capable teams for Private and Public sector clients. Key roles for Michael have included Head of CRE and Director at Broadspectrum Property, National Director at JLL, General Manager ACT for Five D Holdings and Property Director at Government Agency’s. 

Michael has proven operational, tactical and strategic planning capabilities along with a commitment to building high performance contract delivery teams. He is constantly looking to improve the way outcomes are achieved and ultimately ensure his clients receive the best possible service through continuous improvement.

Understanding the importance of people, process, and systems working together to deliver services, Michael has been involved in identifying and implementing improvements to each of these delivery facets throughout his career, and brings that same improvement ethos to CBRE’s clients. 

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Advanced Diploma of Business Management (Real Estate)
  • Diploma of Project Management
  • Corenet
  • PCA (ACT)
  • NV2 Commonwealth Security Clearance
  • FMA

Clients Represented

  • Department of Finance
  • ATO
  • Department of Jobs and Small Business
  • Department of Education
  • Attorney General’s Communications
  • Austrade
  • ASIC
  • AASB
  • Goodstart Early Learning
  • Ministerial and Parliamentary Services
  • Defence Force Recruitment
  • Defence Housing
  • Commonwealth Law Courts
  • Department of Agriculture

Michael Barlow Regional Director, FM and Head of Government Business Pacific
Canberra Level 4, 2 Constitution Avenue
Canberra, ACT 2601