Peter Harris


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Peter Harris was appointed Co-CEO of JLL in 2021. He was chief financial and operations officer, JLL Sub-Saharan Africa and Tétris South Africa from 2013 to 2021. Peter qualified as an electrical engineer in 2003, going on to complete auditing articles at KPMG in Johannesburg to become a CA(SA) in 2010. He then spent three years in corporate finance and joined JLL in 2013 to drive its expansion strategy across Africa. For the past five years, Peter has managed the Sub-Saharan African firm, including Tétris South Africa, from a finance and operations perspective, including the rollout of offices in new countries, new business lines, structuring, M&A, legal, regulatory compliance, IT and black economic empowerment.

2021 - Present    CEO, JLL
2013 - 2021         Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, JLL
2011 - 2013         Corporate Finance Manager, Valuations, KPMG Advisory
2008 - 2011         Audit Supervisor, KPMG

2008 - 2010         CA(SA)
2004 - 2007         B.Acc, Wits
2000 - 2003         BSc, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, UCT

About JLL: JLL is a leading professional services firm that specialises in real estate and investment management.  JLL is a Fortune 500 company with nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 90,000 as of 31 December 2018.

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