News release

JLL appoints Fay Wu as Head of Research for China

Fay will oversee research work in China market and serve clients with leading data and insights output on various asset types and industry sectors.

April 07, 2021

Beijing, 7 April 2021 - JLL (NYSE: JLL) announced the appointment of Fay Wu as Head of Research for China, based in Shanghai. In her role, Fay will oversee research work and projects in overall China market and work closely with business lines to serve clients with leading data and insights output on various asset types and industry sectors.

Fay has close to 20 years of working experience in Shanghai, Hong Kong and US. In Hong Kong, she worked as an equity research analyst at international financial institutions including HSBC Asia Pacific Headquarters, CLSA and BOCOM International covering sectors of consumer, energy and utilities. She was also appointed as Vice President of Group Fintech and Consumer Payment at Wells Fargo in San Francisco. Before joining JLL, Fay co-founded a proptech (property technology) start-up. Fay holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in Management Science and Engineering as well as an MBA from INSEAD.

Fay commented: “I am proud to be part of this industry-leading research team and confident to build upon with influential research output, to support our clients on smart decisions to grow healthy in the fast-growing market.”

Nelson Wong, Head of Research at JLL for Greater China, commented: “JLL has a highly talented and knowledgeable research team with an authoritative voice in the industry. With Fay on board, we are confident that her rich experience and international background will provide diversified offerings to our sophisticated clients, as well as grow the team in scope and depth.”

JLL China research team is made up of 60 dedicated researchers and has built a solid reputation with first-hand real estate market information in over 20 major cities, covering sectors of office, retail, industrial and logistics, etc. Leveraging leading data analytics platforms including MapIT and Tableau, the team is able to consolidate internal and external data resources and deliver clients with Smart Analytics based on comprehensive market insights.

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