JLL has named Dr. Marie Puybaraud its new Global Head of Research for the company’s Corporate Solutions division. In her role, Dr. Puybaraud will lead research on the corporate real estate life cycle, including the built environment, facilities management and workplace management. Dr. Puybaraud will work with corporations and public institutions and lead JLL’s global research team in understanding how people, places and processes advance the performance of organizations. She will also become a member of JLL’s Global Research Executive Committee.
“Dr. Puybaraud’s expertise will be invaluable in helping us deliver ground-breaking insights to our corporate and public institution clients,” said Peter Downie, JLL’s CEO of Global Corporate Solutions, in a press release. “We have unrivaled knowledge and expertise in real estate outsourcing, and I am confident that, under Dr. Puybaraud’s direction, our knowledge base will continue to grow through innovative thinking and deep engagement with our clients and industry partners.”
“I am honoured to join a market-leading firm like JLL and have an opportunity to shape its thought leadership agenda,” said Dr. Puybaraud in a press release. “JLL has long held a reputation for exceptional research, and I have always admired its leadership, professional talent and commitment to delivering the best thought leadership. The role is a perfect fit with my profile and experience. This is an incredible opportunity to help shape the future of corporate real estate while solving our clients’ real estate challenges and maximizing opportunities for JLL Corporate Solutions.”
Previously, Dr. Puybaraud led a team providing applied research services to understand workplace challenges, monitor trends and source innovative ideas to improve how teams work at Johnson Controls Global Workplace Solutions. Dr. Puybaraud has almost 20 years of experience as a workplace innovator and thought leader and has been cited in over 800 news stories and published studies.