News release

James Crawford joins JLL as Head of Valuation and Advisory Services, Southeast Asia

James will lead JLL's Valuation services for Southeast Asia, as part of a drive to align the Valuations business globally

January 08, 2020

SINGAPORE, 8 January 2020 - Global real estate consultancy JLL has announced that James Crawford has joined as Head of Valuation and Advisory Services, Southeast Asia from January 2020.

Mr Crawford will have responsibility for Valuation services activities across Southeast Asia, with a focus on coordinating and growing JLL’s service delivery across the diverse markets of Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and The Philippines, as well as managing the company’s expansion into Malaysia. He will also work closely with JLL’s Institutional Valuations team, assisting clients with cross border interests who are seeking Valuation best practice and consistency, particularly in non-core markets.

Mr Crawford brings 20 years’ experience in Valuation and Advisory services, including 13 years in Asia. He has an extensive track record across multiple geographies within the Asia Pacific region and across all major assets classes, as well as alternative asset classes, with a specialist focus on Data Centres.

Most recently, he was an Executive Director with CBRE, serving as Head of Valuation & Advisory Services for Singapore and the International Valuation, Asia function.

Based in Singapore, Mr Crawford will report to John Talbot, Head of Valuation and Advisory Services, JLL Asia Pacific and Chris Fossick, CEO, JLL Southeast Asia.

“I am delighted to welcome James to JLL, and look forward to working with him to grow our business across Southeast Asia and further strengthen the services we offer our clients,” says Mr Talbot.

“Southeast Asia is a dynamic region with a robust real estate sector and this appointment demonstrates our commitment to furthering our capabilities in the region,” says Mr Fossick. “James’ wealth of experience in Valuation and Advisory is a great asset to JLL and our clients.”

“This is an exciting time to be joining JLL, as Valuation services are now strategically aligned globally, allowing us to facilitate consistent service delivery, capitalise on our data and implement digital solutions which will add value to both our clients and our people,” explains Mr Crawford. “I am pleased to be taking on this new role and look forward to sharing in future success with colleagues and clients across Southeast Asia and beyond.”

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