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​​Current responsibilities
Peter Sykes is the Regional Head of Project and Development Services for Greater China and Korea. In this role he is responsible for all Project, Development and Construction Management services provided to clients from JLL's Greater China and Seoul offices. This includes managing office, retail, hotel, industrial and residential projects. 

Peter also drives the strategic growth of the business into additional geographies and increasingly diverse sectors, such as industrial schemes and new build developments. 

His clients have included Goldman Sachs Asia, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, JPMorgan Chase, Blackrock, LinkedIn and AXA Insurance.

Based in Hong Kong, Peter has been responsible for leading several teams that have delivered a wide variety of successful projects throughout the city and further afield in southern China. These include development governance on behalf of funds and end-users and high-specification corporate fit outs to exacting client standards. 

Peter has in-depth knowledge of large-scale new-built mixed-use projects with complex structural and architectural issues and multiple stakeholders, with project values of up to US$15 billion. Other areas of expertise include high-specification corporate fit-outs, multi-disciplinary team assembly, design, procurement and construction management. Peter has substantial telecoms and data centre experience spanning more than two decades.

Prior to joining JLL, Peter was a Director with a UK registered specialist Project Management firm, latterly based in Abu Dhabi as General Manager. In this role he had full autonomous responsibility for business activity within the MENA region.

Peter is a Chartered Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in this discipline. 

Peter was first admitted as a Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers in 1984.