Chairman, Greater China
KK is responsible for the strategic direction of a business with more than 20,000 employees in 16 corporate offices.
In his 30 years with JLL, KK has been instrumental in helping expand the company’s services across the region, and has been involved in many pioneering retail and office developments.
Appointed as the Managing Director for Greater China in 2009, KK has spent the last decade solidifying JLL’s leadership in China. Under his charge, the company has opened six new offices across the region, developed new online businesses, and forged stronger relations with both large corporates as well as city government authorities.
KK first joined JLL back in 1984, after graduating from the University of Aberdeen with a degree in land economics. In 2003, he was appointed Head of Retail, overseeing the consultancy and marketing of retail premises across Hong Kong, Macau, and mailand China while also serving as Managing Director for Hong Kong. He chairs JLL’s Greater China Executive Leadership Committee. KK is also a member of JLL’s Asia Pacific Executive Board.
KK cares deeply about social issues and is a key stakeholder in JLL’s Building A Better Tomorrow program, the firm’s global sustainability initiative. He also has a passion for education, serving as both a member of the Advisory Committee and as a mentor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Business School.