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JLL hires Tay Huey Ying to lead Singapore research team

Dr Chua Yang Liang to focus on strengthening JLL’s research and consulting across emerging Southeast Asian markets

Singapore, 1 March 2016 JLL announced today that given the firm’s significant growth in Southeast Asia over the years, Dr Chua Yang Liang, Head of Research for Southeast Asia, will be spending more time on strengthening the firm’s research and consulting offerings in the emerging Southeast Asian markets.

To allow him to do this, the firm has appointed Ms Tay Huey Ying as Head of Research for Singapore with effect from today, 1 March 2016, reporting to Dr Chua. Huey Ying will work closely with both Dr Chua and Mr Ong Teck Hui, National Director, Research & Consultancy, to continue to provide research support to local and regional clients including the media. Mr Ong will also be taking on an additional role as strategic advisor to the Singapore research team, and will continue to be active on the residential market research front.

As Head of Research for Singapore, Huey Ying will be assisted by a team of analysts covering residential, commercial, industrial, retail and capital market research in Singapore.  She will join the JLL team of media spokespersons, covering matters relating to the property market Singapore​ other than residential, which will continue to be fronted by Mr Ong.

Said Dr Chua: “Huey Ying’s appointment comes at a crucial time as JLL continues to strengthen our research support to meet the growing needs of the business across Singapore and Southeast Asia. The search for another senior researcher in Singapore has long been on my agenda and Huey Ying comes as the best candidate for this role as well as the team. With her on board, I am looking forward to spending more time with the research teams across Southeast Asia to strengthen and enhance our primary and applied research services and products.”

Huey Ying has extensive experience in Singapore, having previously led the research team at Colliers International before assuming a consultant role with the firm while at the same time, serving as an academic at Ngee Ann Polytechnic since 2010. She has over 24 years of real estate experience in Singapore with over half that time in research and advisory roles.

“Huey Ying’s past experience in advisory and research work would be invaluable in supporting the research and advisory functions in Singapore and I am confident she will not only be able to support media relations but also the needs of our internal and external clients,” added Dr Chua. 

"I am delighted to be given the opportunity to join JLL and am looking forward to working together with Dr Chua and Mr Ong to continue to grow and strengthen the firm’s research offerings, with the ultimate objective of empowering clients with knowledge for success," said Huey Ying.

Huey Ying has a BSc Estate Management (Hons) from the National University of Singapore. She is married with three children aged 14, 17 and 20.

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