Colum Bastable


Mr. Bastable is the former Chair of Canadian operations for Cushman & Wakefield. Mr. Bastable joined Royal LePage in 1976 as Vice President of Finance, ultimately becoming Executive Vice President of all of Royal LePage’s commercial operations. In 1993, Mr. Bastable became President and Chief Executive Officer of Royal LePage and a Managing Partner of Brascan (now Brookfield). In 2005, he became President and Chief Executive Officer of Cushman & Wakefield LePage Ltd. Mr. Bastable is a former member of the board of trustees of Brookfield Canada Office Properties Real Estate Investment Trust and was previously on the board of Toronto Hydro-Electric System. In 2007, Mr. Bastable was appointed as Chair of McMaster University’s Board of Governors. Mr. Bastable is a Chartered Accountant and has been honored as a Fellow of the Institute Chartered Accountants in Ireland and an honorary Doctorate of Laws from McMaster University.