Christian Ulbrich
Christian Ulbrich
Global CEO
JLL

Alongside senior leadership, Christian is steering a strategy that positions JLL among the world’s leading companies. The vision calls for embracing market-leading digital solutions to help drive success for clients, employees and shareholders.

Christian has been in leadership roles at JLL for over a decade. He joined the company in 2005 as managing director for Germany. In 2009, he became CEO for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, and a member of the GEB. Prior to that, Christian spent seven years as CEO of the Hamburg-based HIH group of companies, following 10 years in senior roles with German and international banks.

Christian is a passionate advocate for a sustainable, diverse and inclusive global future. He is a Vanguard board member of the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative. He is also a member of the board of directors of Vonovia SE, Europe’s largest residential real estate company.

Christian earned a senior degree in business administration from the University of Hamburg, and attended the Stanford University GSB program. He lives near Frankfurt, Germany.

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Navigating the Next Normal with JLL
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