Richard Howling

Chief Operating Officer

Richard is the Chief Operating Officer of the UK business and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of JLL UK, which has over 2,500 staff across 24 offices.

JLL is constantly driving innovation in real estate services. This means focusing on productivity and utilising data and the latest technology to deliver on our clients’ ambitions.

Richard Howling, JLL UK

Richard reports to the UK Chief Executive with a focus on productivity and connectivity, data and technology.

He is a member of the UK Board, the UK Executive and is the UK Board sponsor of JLL's graduate recruitment programme.

Previously, Richard held the position of UK Chief Financial Officer. He was responsible for the financial management of JLL’s UK business.

He also advised and supported the UK Chief Executive in developing and delivering effective strategy and financial performance as well as providing financial risk management advice to the UK board.

During his time with the business, Richard has been involved in several mergers and acquisitions, including delivering and managing the King Sturge merger with JLL in 2011.

Richard is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a member of the CBI Economic Growth Board.