News release

JLL expands Project and Development Services (PDS) team with appointment of Andrew Hudson as Head of UK Cost Management

July 28, 2021

Andrew Hudson has joined JLL as Head of UK Cost Management, bringing his extensive Quantity Surveying experience to this rapidly growing PDS area of the UK business. He will be overseeing all cost consultancy activity, incorporating a data and digital-driven approach to support clients in evaluating the scope and business strategies of their projects to best align with financial optimisation and net zero carbon ambitions.

Andrew has a comprehensive cross-sector background across many stages of construction financial management, focusing in particular on the formative stages of developments where the platform for success is set. Over the past 20 years he has delivered a range of complex and high-profile projects in his roles as Head of Cost Consultancy at CBRE Asia Pacific and Head of Commercial at HB Reavis, as well as roles with Arcadis and Davis Langdon (now Aecom).

JLL’s cost management advisory services have recently delivered a number of prominent projects, including The Londoner Hotel in Central London, over 3 million sq ft of workplace fit-out and a growing number of life science facilities across the UK’s ‘Golden Triangle’ of London, Oxford and Cambridge.

Aimee Baker, Head of UK Project, Cost and Net Zero Design Consulting at JLL, said: “Andrew’s appointment signals a new era for the UK Cost Management team at JLL and there has never been a better time for us to invest in this capability. We are experiencing a surge in demand from both existing and new clients for Cost Management advice and having Andrew on board will add a vital layer of strategic leadership and experience to our offer.”

Andrew Hudson, Head of UK Cost Management at JLL, added: “It is an exciting time to be joining JLL’s growing PDS team to support our clients in delivering best value from their portfolios. The increased focus on extracting insight from best-in-class data and digital innovation platforms will support our drive to realise positive long-term successful outcomes for our clients.”

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