Christian Ulbrich

Global CEO and President, Chairman of the Global Executive Board

JLL, USA

Christian Ulbrich is Chief Executive Officer of JLL. Christian has overall responsibility for guiding JLL’s strategic direction and growth and for chairing the firm’s Global Executive Board, the most senior internal management committee. He became CEO in October 2016 and has been a member of the firm’s Board of Directors since May 2016 when he was elected President of JLL. From January 2009 to May 2016, Christian was the Chief Executive Officer for JLL’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. From April 2005 through December 2008, he was the Managing Director of JLL’s German business and member of the EMEA regional board.

Prior to that, Christian was the Chief Executive Officer of the HIH group of companies headquartered in Hamburg, Germany and part of M.M. Warburg Bank. For the ten years prior to that, he held various positions within German and international banks.

Christian is a member of the board of directors of Vonovia SE, Germany’s largest residential real estate company. He has a Diplom Kaufmann degree in Business Administration from the University of Hamburg.

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Start Your Journey to Sustainability Now!

Sustainability is often seen as a boring topic. But it can be an opportunity for companies to inspire their customers and to build up new business concepts. Four keynote speakers will guide you to make sustainability part of your company.

When it Comes to Sustainability, We Need to Start with Culture

Sustainability in business and how we treat each other are becoming important topics with raising awareness. Christian Ulbrich, Global CEO and President at JLL, is talking about sustainability as an opportunity and a great responsibility for CEOs.