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JLL appoints sustainability expert in the Australian business

Chris Nunn, who has 13 years’ experience in sustainability and energy consultancy, appointed Director of Sustainability Australia, based in Sydney

​AUSTRALIA, 14 JULY 2014 – JLL has made a key appointment to its Energy and Sustainability Services business in Australia.   Chris Nunn, formerly Sustainability Leader at Norman Disney & Young, takes on the role of Director of Sustainability, Australia at JLL effective 14 July.

Mr Nunn brings a wealth of experience to the role from 13 years of industry experience, including three years with Norman Disney & Young in Sydney, five years with global engineering and design consultancy Atkins / Faithful+Gould and as an environmental lawyer for five years, at both Minter Ellison and the Environmental Defender’s Office in Sydney.  Mr Nunn has a combined Bachelor of Arts / Law Degree from the University of New South Wales and a Masters Degree from the prestigious London School of Economics, where he also worked as an MSc Tutor under Simon Dietz, co-author of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change.

Stephen Conry, CEO of JLL Australia said, “The appointment of Chris to our Sustainability division will further enhance our role in providing sustainability-led strategies.  Chris will play a key role in further enhancing our sustainability offering to our clients to ensure we remain market leaders in the sustainable real estate services space.”

Peter Hilderson, Head of Energy and Sustainability Services, Asia Pacific said, “Sustainability Services is a key client offering at JLL as organisations have embedded sustainability in the future proofing of their real estate assets.

“Chris has gained a wealth of sustainability expertise from his background as an environmental lawyer, an academic with a Masters Degree from the London School of Economics and from working with major clients in the UK and Australia during his roles at Atkins / Faithful+ Gould and Norman Disney & Young.

“We welcome his wealth of experience to the firm.  JLL’s Global Sustainability Commitment ensures that we lead the transformation of the real estate industry by making a positive impact both in and beyond our business and Chris will be an important addition as we strive to achieve these goals,” said Mr Hilderson.