Mr. Nicholas Brooke holds a BSc degree and Diploma in Business Administration from University of London.  He is a Chartered Surveyor, a global Past President of RICS and a Fellow of HKIS.  After working in UK and the Middle East Mr. Brooke came to Hong Kong in 1980 and as Deputy CEO of Swire Properties Limited was involved with the development of Taikoo Shing and Pacific Place.

Mr. Brooke is currently Chairman of Professional Property Services Limited and is a recognized authority on land administration and planning matters.

Mr. Brooke is Chairman of the Hong Kong Harbourfront Commission and a member of the Commission on Strategic Development.  He is an honorary member of Hong Kong Institute of Architects and American Institute of Architects and an Honorary Fellow of Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and the University College of Estate Management , UK. 
He is a former member of the Hong Kong Housing Authority and the Hong Kong Town Planning Board and is also a Trustee of the International Valuations Standards Council (IVSC) which is responsible for the setting and policing of valuation practices and standards worldwide.

Mr. Brooke was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) in recognition of his distinguished public and community service, particularly his significant contribution, as former Chairman of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, in promoting innovation and technology development in Hong Kong.