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JLL MENA appoints new Director of Management Consulting

JLL MENA, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Jesse Downs as Director of Management Consulting for the MENA region.


​​​​JLL MENA, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Jesse Downs as Director of Management Consulting for the MENA region.

Prior to joining JLL MENA, Jesse was Director of Research and Advisory Services at Landmark Advisory where she spearheaded the successful establishment of the firm’s research platform. Before Landmark, Jesse was a Consultant with a financial services executive search firm in Dubai. Earlier in her career, Jesse was a researcher with American University in Beirut and has held various internships in North America and Europe. Jesse holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Harvard University and a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from American University in Beirut.

Commenting on her appointment, Thierry Loué, CEO of JLL MENA said:
 
“We are delighted to welcome Jesse to the firm to lead our management consulting business in the MENA region. In addition to management consulting, Jesse will also oversee the marketing and communications functions of the firm. She will play a strategic role for our business and will be one of the firm’s lead spokespersons in the region.
 
Jesse will be a pivotal member of the senior team and many of our regional clients will benefit from her wide knowledge and valuable experience.”
 
Jesse Downs, Director of Management Consulting, JLL MENA added:
 
“These are very interesting times for the real estate industry and I am thrilled to join the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm. JLL MENA is clearly the market leader in the region and it’s a great opportunity for me to work with such a brilliant team. I look forward to working closely with my new colleagues and taking our business to the next level.”
 
JLL MENA is the pre-eminent investment advisor in the global real estate industry with 180 offices worldwide, operating in 60 countries globally and 20 countries in the MENA region working on projects worth US$ 200 billion and on transactions in excess of US$ 1.2 billion. In the MENA region, JLL MENA​ employs over 110 internationally qualified real estate and hotels professionals of 30 nationalities with regional offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah and Cairo.