James Maddock
Head of Global Occupier Services EMEA
Cushman & Wakefield means opportunity to me. Throughout my career I have lived in 3 countries and travelled to 27 others, run 5 different teams and served on European and Global Boards. Throughout my career there have always been interesting challenges that have enabled me to progress. This is a diverse, fun and forward thinking business that offers huge satisfaction and a good work life balance.
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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY We strive to be a responsible partner to the people and properties we serve; our success is built on well-earned trust.
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Every day we strengthen our ideas with actionable research and insights that can position any client in any sector for what’s next.
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I can honestly say the company is all and more than I thought it would be. It has real 'soul'; people are at the heart of the organisation. You will be challenged, supported and set up to succeed as part of a collective group. We all work hard - it's fun, inclusive and a great place to work. 
Caroline Gardner Strategic Head of Integrated Facilities Management, EMEA
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Our company has enabled me to grow a wide professional network from which to leverage deep local and global knowledge and deliver best quality results for our people and our clients
Rui Gomes Associate, Asset Services
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The progressive nature of the company policies, the support offered to me as a new mum in getting back into my role and the flexible approach to working all played a large part in enabling me to take and succeed at each career step.
Caroline Gardner's testimonial at Cushman & Wakefield
Louise Slevin Associate, Retail Asset Services
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Our Philosophy at Cushman and Wakefield
OUR PHILOSOPHY Diversity inspires breakthrough innovation.

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Global trends are changing the way commercial real estate is leveraged in business today. Our clients depend on our global size and scale, comprehensive suite of services, fully integrated technology platform, industry-leading capabilities and our leadership across the major markets of the world. We are confidently global and expertly local in every facet of commercial real estate. And we are fearless. We believe increased business complexities generate fresh opportunities for innovation and new ideas to create what’s next for owners and occupiers the world over.

Cushman & Wakefield’s clients across the globe can expect a strong bias for action, a rigorous focus on results, value created through insight, and the right people powered by the right platform — on every assignment, every time. Our capabilities truly reflect client needs, and client success reflects the strategic execution of this business model, our progressive world view, and the value derived from the industry’s top talent worldwide.

Our people at Cushman and Wakefield

Discover the strength in our differences.

The world and industry in which both we and our clients operate is changing rapidly. There are significant behavioural shifts in how we choose to work, shop and live. We are seeing the emergence of new business and operating models, and technology offers exciting prospects to create a better world. With change comes both opportunity and risk. At Cushman & Wakefield we believe in being proactive about change, challenging our clients to think differently about real estate, and taking ownership of our own destiny. Collectively we have called this response ‘Futures’. Futures is made up of a number of initiatives designed to drive innovation and creativity within our business, and drive an industry conversation around change. For more information on the initiatives we are running to stay ahead of the curve, please visit our website.


Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is an essential aspect of good people management at Cushman & Wakefield, both now and in the future. Our new D&I programme known as Inspire highlights diversity in many forms. Our business seeks to create an all-encompassing workplace where staff can truly be themselves and their differences are respected. It's about valuing everyone in the organisation as an individual, who can then reach their full potential. While UK legislation sets minimum standards, Cushman & Wakefield's D&I programme seeks to go beyond legal compliance to add value for its staff and clients and business. The group operates several different committees committed to diversity and inclusion: Gender, LGBTQ, Mental & Physical Health, Work/Life Solutions, Socio-Economic backgrounds and Ethnicity & Culture.

We are proud to be a founding partner of CREATION – CREATION is a networking organisation for those at the start of their property career. It is an inclusive network that joins like-minded people together, offering free, interactive property events and networking opportunities. This includes, Quarterly events on current property 'hot topics' (Events won't be your usual CPD - expect fun interactive sessions and discussions), Additional networking and socialising events. Meeting new people in similar situations, and building your own network by interacting with graduates from a range of organisations across the industry from competitor to client.

Our partnerships at Cushman and Wakefield

Our values, reflected in our partners.

CREW Network’s mission is to transform the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally. It is the largest female networking group in the world, supporting more than 10,000 members through business and leadership development, industry research and career outreach. Cushman & Wakefield is the international sponsor for CREW, and is leading CREW expansion into the UK.


We are currently members of the Changing Face of Property which is an initiative run by a group of property firms to raise awareness of great career opportunities across the property functions, as well as committing to creating a more inclusive sector.


Cushman & Wakefield are proud to be members of Women in Property and Real Estate Balance. Women in Property creates opportunities, expands knowledge and inspires change for women working in the property and construction industry. Their extensive network links members to fellow professionals across sectors and across the UK. Real Estate Balance is an association run by a group of female and male leaders from different organisations and disciplines engaged in real estate who are focussed on addressing the gender imbalance in the sector.


We are part of the Stonewall LGBT charity, the Diversity Champion Programme and Working families, a work life balance organisation. Finally, we are also members of Lionhart, a charity for RICS professionals, past and present, alongside their families, which provides financial, health & wellbeing, counselling, work related support and legal advice.

Women at Cushman and Wakefield


Cushman & Wakefield is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the industry so that we can put our clients at the centre of what’s next in real estate. Critical to this is ensuring we offer clear career paths and a variety of career progression and development opportunities. However, it is up to you to take personal responsibility for your development and own and manage your career at C&W. In order to put our clients and our people at the centre of what’s next we need to ensure we are giving you the right opportunities for regular feedback to enable you to develop in line with business and personal goals. One of the ways we do this is through our mandatory performance management process, which takes bi-annually at C&W.


We offer a range of Learning and Development solutions to make sure we keep a strong focus on developing our best people at all levels. Our training includes role-aligned blended programmes, online learning courses, team development sessions and personality profiling. Solutions cover a range of topics that include, management/leadership development, business development, operational management, pitching and presenting skills and career development.

Additionally, we offer specific learning opportunities for those people right at the start of their commercial real estate careers.


Take the first step today by joining our talent community