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Exec. Chairman, fractal IQ

Peter Verwer AO

Peter is the Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, IREUS, National University of Singapore, and a former CEO of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association and the Property Council of Australia. He also chaired many Australian public policy initiatives in areas such as counter-terrorism, liveable housing, universal design and development assessment reform.

Pete was a co-founder, mentor or foundation supporter of the Green Building Council of Australia, Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council and CareerTrackers, Australia's leading Indigenous internship program.

During the past five years, Peter has worked with Asian governments, particularly in India and China, to help open up capital markets platforms that drive urban and nation-building programs. His current priorities are artificial intelligence and cities, African-Asian development and alternative asset classes.

Peter is a Life Fellow of the Green Building Council of Australia, Life Fellow of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council, Honorary Fellow of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Honorary Life Member of the Property Council of Australia and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

The Australian Government appointed Peter one of six Disability Community Ambassadors in 2011. Peter was invested as an Officer of the Order of Australia in January 2019 for “distinguished service to the property sector, to sustainable development and construction and to professional bodies”.


See Peter speak at the The Business of Architecture and Design Conference 2019.