- The real estate leader will support the Big Data and technology platform as it scales its proposition across the property industry and more widely across a range of business sectors
- He joins at a stage when there is increasing recognition that businesses need to embrace digital enablement or potentially be left behind
- RE5Q is already revolutionising a number of traditional areas of the real estate industry, but also has the potential to re-shape other sectors including media, asset management and insurance
May 2021 – Martin Samworth, the former EMEA and APAC CBRE Chairman, has joined the Advisory
Board of the Real Estate AI and technology platform RE5Q. With his extensive career, he brings a
unique combination of traditional industry expertise and understanding of the potential application
of digital innovation to growing businesses.
In his 35 plus-year tenure at the firm, Samworth also spent ten years as Managing Director of CBRE
UK and five as Managing Director of EMEA, working across all real estate sectors at the highest levels
with Developers, Investors and Occupiers. With a specialism in M&A, he has been instrumental in over
30 deals over the last 15 years and will be a valuable contributor in driving RE5Q’s growth.
Founded in 2018, RE5Q is a Big Data platform using Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning to
enable the evolution of the real estate industry. Formed to address a lack of quality data for real estate
asset managers, it is now revolutionising a number of traditional areas of the sector.
Part of Reech Corporations Group, RE5Q develops and scales solutions through a range of JVs and
Consortiums and is already being applied to sectors including asset management, media and
consulting services. It also has the potential to re-shape many others – such as the mortgage industry
By joining the Advisory Board, Samworth will be supporting RE5Q as it continues to develop its
proposition across the real estate industry segments. He will be acting as an ambassador for the
business and demonstrating to potential users how it can be used to grow their business.
Martin Samworth said: “I have always been a huge advocate for change, evolution and digital
enablement. RE5Q encompasses all these elements. It works with the real estate industryto develop
genuinely transformative solutions – and this is needed now more than ever. I am looking forward to
supporting the business as it drives this initiative forward.”
Christophe Reech, Chairman of RE5Q, added: “With RE5Q, our ambition is to unlock access to the
world’s data to enable better, more informed decision making. Martin’s reputation in the real estate
industry precedes him, and his knowledge and experience will be incredibly valuable as we continue
to grow. We are delighted to have him supporting our ambition.”
RE5Q is a technology platform harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to
unlock the world’s data and enable the transformation of the real estate industry.
Founded in 2018, RE5Q has been built as a Big Data platform intensively using Artificial Intelligence
and Machine learning, with the goal of using its technology and data to enable the transformation of
the Real Estate industry. It has already found applications in the Asset Management industry, Media,
Consulting services and Development.
Now, RE5Q’s analytics are revolutionising valuation, planning, development and regulation across
the industry – and facilitating the transformation of multiple other sectors including media,
insurance and health. RE5Q is part of Reech Corporations Group.