Giles Proctor is an Operating Partner at Digital Colony, primarily focused on evaluating acquisitions and greenfield developments of data center businesses and assets globally, with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Proctor, an accomplished international executive with a track record of building and leading highly successful teams across borders and cultures, has spent over two decades developing and operating high-quality data center assets and businesses.
Before joining Digital Colony, Mr. Proctor led global colocation procurement and data center expansion planning for Amazon Web Services, supporting the growth of Amazon’s cloud computing business around the world and responsible for multi-billion dollar leases. Mr. Proctor had previously led the development of innovative and leading data center assets for subsea cable operator Pacnet in Hong Kong, where he also secured blue-chip tenant leases that ensured a successful sale of the overall business to Telstra. Prior to joining Pacnet, Mr. Proctor spent over ten years in data center design, construction, and operations at Equinix. As head of data center development across Asia Pacific for Equinix, he was responsible for creating some of the most highly connected and sought-after data center locations in the region.
Mr. Proctor holds a Bachelor of Laws with first class honors, and an MBA from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.