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Chair of JLL’s Cities Research Center, Greg Clark honoured with CBE

​Greg Clark, Chair of JLL's Cities Research Centre, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to economic development.

Greg is an advisor to global cities and inter-governmental organisations. He leads strategic planning advisory boards in New York, Moscow, Sao Paulo and other large cities, and is a key senior advisor to the OECD, Brookings Institution, and Urban Land Institute.  He is member of the UK Government Expert Group on the Future of Cities, and the Mayor of London's Economic Development Board (LEP). He has held many key positions in London and National Government in the UK. Greg is Chair of JLL's award-winning Cities Research Centre, a position he has held since its launch in 2014.

Rosemary Feenan, Head of Global Research Programmes at JLL commented: "We are thrilled to see Greg recognised for his services to economic development and his role in transforming our understanding of modern urban dynamics. In the current cycle of globalisation, urbanisation and technological advancement, cities will play a key role in leading change, attracting investment and talent and powering national growth. Greg's unrivalled expertise and insight help us to lead the debate on cities and real estate, further our understanding of city competitiveness and identify opportunities in the new world of cities." 

For more information about our Global Cities Research Programme, visit JLL's Cities Research Center.