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Associate Director, Head of Workplace Strategy North Asia
Jones Lang LaSalle
Workplace Strategy

Session Description:

The world is changing faster than ever. Businesses must evolve and become more agile, innovative and productive in order to thrive. But what about the workplace? Jones Lang LaSalle’s Workplace Strategy department believe the revolution in workplace must happen for businesses to succeed in Asia.
Damian Mears discusses what will define the workplace design and management in Hong Kong and Asia and how understanding business strategy, culture and productivity at a departmental level are key drivers to a successful workplace strategy.

Speaker Profile:

Damian Mears is a Director at Jones Lang LaSalle’s Workplace Strategy business responsible for North Asia. He leads a team offering expertise on workplace strategy and change management.
This practice seeks to add value to organisations using real estate as a lever for business improvement. Through capitalising on the relationship between real estate, people, technology and work, Damian’s objective is to deliver workplaces that truly match business objectives and employee performance and satisfaction
Damian brings over 12 years’ experience in workplace strategy, change management, space planning, project management and facility management, working with a diverse range of corporate and government clients across Asia Pacific. Previously, a Director of DEGW, Asia Pacific, Damian was responsible for leading key client projects, winning business and developing strategies for workplaces throughout the region. He has completed projects in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, India and Brunei.
Damian’s background in project management and strategic communication helps to bring a passion for successful project delivery. His interests lie in how people react, in the long term, to changes in the spaces and designs that affect them. He particularly enjoys utilizing his 6 years of experience working on projects in different Asia Pacific countries to ensure each project observes the local cultural sensitivities.