Chief Human Resources Officer, Asia Pacific
Kirstie Ellard is responsible for all aspects of the company’s people strategy and activities in the region.
A seasoned human resource professional with 25 years’ experience, Kirstie has led HR teams across the globe, from Sydney to London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. She spent most of her career with financial services firms, starting with Prudential in London, then with Credit Suisse and Macquarie Group. Kirstie has a diverse range of experience to draw on including a stint in FMCG with Coca-Cola Amatil in Sydney.
Kirstie joined JLL in 2017, drawn in partly by the company’s ambition to a technology leader in real estate, and to create a meaningful match of talent and client outcomes. She manages JLL’s corporate offices, with a focus on creating spaces that promote engagement, collaboration, and wellbeing. Kirstie is committed to ensuring a world-class experience for all JLL employees.
A graduate from the University of Kent, UK with a degree in industrial relations, Kirstie also received her master’s degree in employment strategy from the University of Greenwich, UK.
Kirstie and her family enjoy spending their time together travelling and discovering new places.