Jean-Francois Gillard is the Global Director of Accounting & Reporting Services, based in Amsterdam, he oversees 3,000+ professionals servicing the real estate administration needs of our global clients. His main focus is to build a cohesive and diverse team, drive collaboration among all business lines and geographies; and leverage CBRE capabilities to deliver fully integrated services.
Jean-Francois was previously the Global Leader of the CBRE fund accounting and administration group. He was responsible for the financial performance of the overall business line and service delivery to the clients, working closely with other CBRE leaders to ensure a seamless and integrated service.
Jean-Francois Gillard joined CBRE Group, via a lift-out of the CBRE Global Investors back-office at which time he was the Chief Financial and Operations Officer of CBRE Global Investors Asia Pacific. He was a member of the Asia Executive Committee and Asia Investment Committee. Prior to this he was with ING Real Estate Investment Management, which later became CBRE Global Investors in 2007.
Jean-Francois accumulated more than 15 years of experience in Commercial and Investment Banking. He was a Country Manager of ING Bank for Hong Kong and China between 2003-2007. Prior to that, he was Malaysia Country Manager for ING Barings and Board Member of ING Insurance Bhd. He started his career with Bank Brussels Lambert in 1990. He held several positions in commercial banking based in Brussels, Singapore and Malaysia. He continued his career with ING following the acquisition of Bank Brussels Lambert in 1998.
- University de Namur, Namur, Belgium