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Jones Lang LaSalle appoints Helen Gough as head of Buildings & Construction business

Appointment reinforces growth strategy for re-named division, formerly known as Project & Development Services

​London, 2nd January 2014 – Helen Gough has been appointed head of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Buildings & Construction business, formerly Project & Development Services, both of which were effective as of 1 January 2014.

Helen GoughMoving from her role as joint head of Building Surveying, recently renamed Building Consultancy, Helen will play a crucial part in growing both the business unit and the service lines within, which include Project Management, Cost Management, Development Management and Building Consultancy. Helen will join the UK Executive reporting directly to John Duckworth on the UK Board who heads up Jones Lang LaSalle’s Buildings & Construction, Design & Build and Occupier businesses.

John Duckworth, Member of the UK Board at Jones Lang LaSalle, said: “Buildings & Construction is a sizeable business unit with strong representation in each of the UK offices and shares the ambition of the UK Board for growth within the group; this will be a clear focus over the next few years. Helen is a highly respected and experienced professional and leader who will help drive the raft of positive strategic changes we are implementing.”

Commenting on these business changes, Helen Gough, head of Buildings & Construction, said: “As the head of Buildings & Construction my aim will be to ensure that we are acknowledged and recognised as the consultant and employer of choice across these service lines. We have enormous strength and depth of resource across the sectors and throughout the UK and have implemented several changes that will help build our visibility and profile including the recently announced Development Management team, led by Paul Welterveden.

“Service line growth will very much be our focus going forward. We are developing  a specialist residential Building Consultancy team, investing in the growth of the Cost Management team and have ambitions to grow Project Management teams throughout the UK. These will continue to drive positive change in 2014 and beyond.”