Chief Executive Officer - Middle East, Africa & Turkey
Thierry is responsible for leading and managing JLL's MEA business. His duties include setting and implementing growth strategies, talent management, ensuring excellence in service quality, and making JLL a great place to work.
He regularly works with his team members to provide services to clients, including strategic advice to property investors, developers, and occupiers
Thierry has held a number of strategic and leadership positions around the world at JLL during his more than 20-year tenure. He is experienced in building and nurturing high-performing teams and understands what motivates clients with his deep and broad real estate expertise. He is a member of JLL’s European Strategy Board.
Prior to joining the MEA team, Thierry was the Global Head of the International Desk based in Washington, DC, USA as well as Chairman of the Global Tenant Representation Board. Prior to this, he was based in Budapest, Hungary, where he was Country Manager and responsible for our South-East Europe sub-region. He led our business across Hungary, Romania and the Balkans for almost a decade. Thierry joined JLL in 1998 and quickly became co-head of the Office team in Belgium.
Thierry earned a degree in Economics from Leuven University and majored in Japanese studies. He lived in Tokyo for a year as a rotary exchange student and speaks fluent Japanese.
Besides Japanese, Thierry is also fluent in French, English, Dutch and Hungarian.