News release

JLL appoints Sylvia Lau to Head of Valuation and Advisory Services, Greater China

Oversees the work of 300+ valuation professionals in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

April 09, 2020

HONG KONG, 09 April 2020 – Global real estate consultancy JLL has appointed Sylvia Lau to Head of Valuation and Advisory Services, Greater China, effective from April 2020. Based in Hong Kong, Ms Lau will lead more than 300 professionals across the region.

Ms Lau serves as a key member of the JLL Asia Pacific Valuation Board, responsible for developing strategic direction and business priorities, as well as overseeing the business across the whole of Greater China.

Since joining JLL in 2008, Ms Lau has worked on various valuation projects with different client industries, from Agriculture and Automotive to Property Development and Technology, across China and the wider Asia Pacific region.

Over the years, Ms Lau and her team have been dedicated to bridging China and the world. Being the leader in the HK IPO valuation market for 16 years, the team have been responsible for the valuation of some of the world’s largest IPOs, including Agricultural Bank of China, Postal Savings Bank of China and China Unicom – all Chinese industry giants. Being the only international valuer with a full set of PRC valuation qualifications, the team has also work closely with MNCs in expanding their businesses in China.

Fung, Kin-keung, CEO at JLL in Greater China, “We are delighted to appoint Sylvia to her new position in the Greater China team. Sylvia is a committed team player who has made significant contributions to our valuation business and our clients in the region. Her wide-ranging experience and in-depth knowledge will be of strong value add as she oversees the teams across mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Besides further growing the business, Sylvia will also focus on streamlining our practices to provide truly integrated solutions for our clients, and accelerating the team’s digital transformation. I look forward to working closely with Sylvia in her new role.”

Prior to joining JLL, Ms Lau began her career in the real estate valuation industry at Sallmanns in 1997. Ms Lau obtained Bachelor of Business Administration in the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Master of Laws (LLM) in the City University of Hong Kong. She also holds a CPA license of Board of Accountancy, Washington State.

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