JLL's Head of IT named as one of 25 most innovative CIO's in Australia

CIO Magazine’s 2016 awards recognise individuals who are driving innovative and transformative projects across their organisations

November 25, 2016

​ JLL’s Head of IT, Andrew Clowes has been named as one of the top 25 most innovative CIO’s in Australia.

Mr Clowes, who has been with JLL in Australia for 16 years, was named at Number 25 on CIO Magazine’s 2016 list, alongside leaders from major corporate organisations and public authorities. The CIO50 list recognises Australia’s 50 most innovative and effective Chief Information Officers who are influencing rapid change across their organisations.

JLL has a digital first strategy in Australia, which Mr Clowes has been driving, focused on:

  • Digitizing the client experience
  • Focused on Data and data analytics
  • Using locational intelligence to solve complex real estate problems

CEO of JLL Australia, Stephen Conry said, “This is a great honour for Andrew to be recognised across the industry in Australia. Within JLL, Andrew’s tireless efforts to digitise everything we do is well known.

“We have invested heavily in technology to enhance our business operations.  As we are an information business, technology is crucial and we have spent heavily to offer the very best property management and reporting databases that assist our clients to make well-informed and strategic investment decisions.

“Our team needs technology to work effectively and the digital generation expect good technology, so our investment in this area is aimed at talent retention and attraction. 

“A solid technology platform is no longer a ‘good’ to have, it is a given and we continue to invest as the work is never done,” said Mr Conry.

JLL was an early adopter in the property industry of alternative workplace strategies and has implemented is own brand of Activity Based Working in Australia, WorkSmart.  This model incorporates the latest technology solutions.  

The list of the top 25 CIO’s named can be viewed at