News release

JLL appoints new director in its rating team

New hire is responsible for occupiers and account lead for financial services contract

July 13, 2020

JLL has appointed Simon Griffin to join its UK rating team. Based in London, Simon will focus on leading the occupier rating team as well as account lead for a key financial services contract.

Simon joins JLL from GL Hearn and has over 20 years’ experience in rating. His expertise and wealth of knowledge will be strategic as JLL continues to develop its rating offering.

Tim Beattie, head of UK Rating, JLL, said: “I am delighted to announce that Simon has joined JLL to lead and help grow our occupier offer and lead one of our key accounts.  Simon has a wealth of Rating experience across all sectors and is well known in the industry having been recently elected to the committee of the Rating Surveyors’ Association by his peers.”

Simon Griffin, director in UK rating team, JLL, said: “It’s great to have joined JLL’s well-established rating team and I look forward to contributing my market knowledge and experience to the business, focusing on my key account and looking at what else we can be doing to benefit occupiers at this time.”

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