Michael Crawford

Head of Innovation


For more than fifteen years Michael has been working with both large corporates and SME's in various markets, spanning from APAC to Europe to the Americas. Over his many roles he has built long lasting relationships with colleagues and clients and formed a vast network of service partners in tech and commercial real estate.

Michael is a co-founder and director of Trustek, a PropTech consultancy, and is also Head of Innovation for Colliers Property Management and Lateral London, meaning he’s currently working on more than 40 ‘smart building technology’ projects within the UK.

In his dual roles he drives innovation through R&D activities in the PropTech market and focuses on bridging the gap between property and technology to ensure PropTech performs as it should. Michael is an advocate for disruptive technology and prides himself on offering solid, no-nonsense strategic advice, often working to the mantra - simplify, innovate, or stop.