Jon Hubbard has been appointed to head up the Hotels & Hospitality business and will Take up his new position in the summer. He joins from JLL where he was head of investor services EMEA for its hotels and hospitality group. Prior to joining JLL, he was head of hotels at Atisreal (part of BNP Paribas), co-ordinating agency, advisory and valuation work across Europe. Jon will be responsible for leading and growing the EMEA hospitality practice. He has nearly 30 years of EMEA hotel market experience across multiple service lines, advising on everything from economy hotels to international five star properties, and from single assets to large portfolios. Previously he has worked on such transactions as the disposal of the 42-strong UK Marriott portfolio to ADIA, the development and sale of the W Leicester Square, London and has advised Qatari Diar on the conversion of the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square to a top luxury hotel.