People Moves: JLL appoints Catherine Thomas and Phoebe Geake as Co-Heads of Central London Property & Asset Management (PAM)
Press Release - JLL has announced the appointment of Catherine Thomas and Phoebe Geake as new Co-Heads for PAM Central London.
Based in London, Catherine joined JLL in 2019 as a Director. Prior to that, she held roles at British Land, Vail Williams and NB Real Estate (Nelson Bakewell). Catherine has over 25 years of experience and is known for specialising in management of large mixed-use schemes such as the Broadgate campus and seeing large scale office developments through from construction to practical completion and beyond. These include Ropemaker Place and 122 Leadenhall Street commonly known as the Cheesegrater. Whilst at JLL, Catherine has acted for Nuveen, CC Land and was part of the winning team for the property management instruction for 40 Leadenhall, working with the Nuveen and M&G Joint Venture.
Similarly, Phoebe brings a breadth of experience to the role, specialising in prime portfolio management and in service innovation, with a particular focus on ESG. Phoebe has been at JLL since 2016 and has been involved in notable instructions including acting as Client Lead for the Federated Hermes account and more recently was part of the successful team to be awarded the Old Park Lane Management portfolio mandate.
In their new and expanded roles, Catherine and Phoebe's focus will be on continuing to drive the net zero carbon agenda on behalf of JLL's clients, the delivery of exceptional customer experience and the implementation of right fit smart technology to enhance occupier experience.
Jordan Jeffery, COO & deputy Head of Property & Asset Management at JLL said, "We have a fantastic track record of delivering exceptional property management services to our clients in Central London on some of the most amazing buildings and estates and I have no doubt that under Catherine and Phoebe's guidance, we will continue to develop and enhance our offer and deliver the best property management advice in the market. Catherine and Phoebe are experts in their field, and I am delighted they are now leading our award-winning Central London PAM team"
Phoebe Geake, co-head of Central London Property & Asset Management at JLL, added, "I am excited about the opportunity to lead the team alongside Catherine and accelerate what JLL can provide for our clients across London. With a renewed focus on service innovation and award-winning customer centric ESG initiatives, we will place ourselves at the forefront of office services."
Catherine Thomas, co-head of Central London Property & Asset Management at JLL, said, "This is an incredible time to be leading with Phoebe and working closely with our fantastic Central London Property management team. Our existing clients are at the heart of everything we do and we will continue to guide them with expert advice on the developing areas of our sector which will be very much led by technology to enhance and develop our occupier and customer experience going forward."