Donald Bradley joined the firm in 2008 as Chief Executive for the Middle East region. In his prior position, Don worked from 2001 to 2008 as Chief Executive of Cluttons Middle East as well as being a main UK Board Director & Equity Partner. In this position he oversaw six offices in the Middle East, supervising all regional advisory and agency teams with 85 staff operating on an international basis. Don was also a partner for Cluttons in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, from 1995 - in this capacity was appointed Power of Attorney for H H Amir of Bahrain - and from 1982 - 1995 a partner in the Cluttons, Kuwait and Sultanate of Oman offices. From 1997-2004 he was a Director and Board Member of Middle East Council of Shopping.
In these roles Don supervised marketing, agency, research, valuation and management teams with instructions from major clients on landmark portfolios including Bahrain Financial Harbour. Don has also advised on major land use studies, development projects and investment portfolios across the region.
From 1997 to 2007 Don co-ordinated the portfolio review and valuation of the FCO Estate for the British Government in 76 countries in MENA/Africa, Asia, and Pacific Regions, a portfolio of over 900 properties.
Don has also provided valuation services for Government Agencies, major developers including Emaar, Kingdom Holding and many other leading international financial institutions and listed companies. Assignments include valuing prime investment properties such as The World Trade Centre Dubai, Kingdom Centre, Riaydh and development projects such as the Wave, Bandar Jussa and Blue City Oman, Durrat Al Bahrain and Amwaj Islands in Bahrain, The Pearl Qatar, King Abdullah Economic City and many other comparable projects in the Middle East region.
Don has also advised on facilities management organisation for the 300,000 sqm Kingdom Centre in Riyadh, for Prince Waleed bin Talal with its 297 m tall icon tower. He was also appointed as peer reviewer to KPMG for a strategic corporate planning role to a major Saudi developer and advised on the first property debt securitisation in the Middle East involving $600 million with income flows over $100 million pa.