News release

JLL appoints Nelson Wong as Head of Research for Greater China and Hong Kong

JLL announced that Nelson Wong is returning to take up the position of Head of Research for Greater China and Hong Kong, effective from 1 December 2019

December 02, 2019

Nelson previously joined Jones Lang Wootton in 1997 in Hong Kong as a Regional Economist, before he was appointed as the firm’s Head of Research in 2000. He was responsible for the company’s bespoke research consulting services and producing a wide range of publications covering all real estate sectors until 2004, before he went on to hold positions as an Equity Analyst at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank. He was also a Portfolio Manager at ING Real Estate, now known as CBREGI following an acquisition. Nelson holds a PhD from Syracuse University in Economics

With this new appointment, Nelson will work closely with JLL’s team of over 60 researchers across the Greater China, to drive synergy and collaboration in the firm’s research output.

Fung Kin-keung, Chief Executive Officer at JLL in Greater China, said: “JLL is proud to have a highly talented and powerful research team with an authoritative voice in the industry. With Nelson on board, we are assured that the team will not only meet the need for comprehensive research in real estate, but also seize exciting opportunities to grow in scope and depth.”

“We are pleased to welcome a strong talent such as Nelson back into our fold,” said Gavin Morgan, Chief Operating Officer of Greater China and Managing Director at JLL in Hong Kong. “Our appointment of Nelson underlines our commitment to providing our clients with the best research in the industry. With Nelson’s rigorous and forward-thinking approach, we are confident that he will build on our already strong base, and advance our research products even further going forward.”

Nelson Wong, Head of Research at JLL for Greater China and Hong Kong, commented: “I am very excited to be returning to the JLL community, and continuing its stellar work in the industry. It is my hope to help build upon and grow JLL’s solid reputation. I look forward to working closely with JLL’s excellent research teams in the region, and delivering quality research for our clients.”

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