Aaron Ball

Global Alliance Director, CBRE

Aaron is a qualified Electrical Engineer, and started his career as an apprentice 20 years ago.

He quickly advanced to managerial roles and has undergone extensive training and gained multiple accreditations, most recently achieving ILM Level 6 in Leadership & Management.


Aaron has been with CBRE for over 6 years in his role, where he has managed the operations of several data centre clients. Aaron’s role incorporates driving rapid sustainable growth, development of high performing teams (client management, operational, business development, financial and contract management), the continual expansion of our customer base, full operational responsibility (service, QHSE, commercial and contractual compliance and governance) and e2e P&L ownership

He has been responsible for the mobilisation of several new Data Centres, and has increased critical compliance through implementing processes to improve engagement with engineers and supply chain.


Aaron is demanding and passionate about getting results with a consistent record of taking pride and personal ownership.

he has a strong belief in releasing the potential of people through mentoring, coaching and demonstrably leading a dynamic performance culture -setting very clear and high standards of achievement.

Aaron is also characterised as energetic, decisive, and driven by the desire to build strong professional relationships with customers, suppliers, stakeholders and colleagues -founded on trust and respect.

he is widely recognised and valued for bringing calm, logic and analytical thinking to deal with complexity or chaos, whilst driving relentlessly for improvement to the highest standard.