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James Gregory joins JLL UK as Chief Financial Officer


​London, 17th January 2017 - JLL has appointed James Gregory to the role of JLL UK CFO following the promotion of Richard Howling to UK Chief Operating Officer.

James is a Chartered Accountant whose formal professional training was at PwC, including significant experience in both Audit and Advisory, and from where he has built a successful career in divisional CFO roles. He joins the firm from Xchanging plc, which was recently acquired by Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC.)
Chris Ireland, JLL UK CEO, commented: “James brings a wealth of significant financial, commercial and corporate M&A experience working across Europe to the role.”

Whilst at Xchanging, James worked in Frankfurt and Milan for two years within a substantial financial services business, primarily formed as joint ventures with two global investment institutions. He then joined the London based global insurance services business, partnering with Lloyd's of London, working closely with the sales team and helping the progression of services through enhanced technology. James recently managed the financial integration of that business into CSC.

Originally from London, he is a graduate in Microbiology & Virology from the University of Warwick. Outside of work he’s a qualified scuba diving instructor, a keen runner and a vocal fan of his son’s football team.