With his office in Prague, he has a team of over 30 capital markets experts in Central and Eastern Europe that provides services to local and international clients who are interested in selling or buying real estate in the region.
His responsibilities will include setting up a global strategy for the development of JLL's capital markets in Central and Eastern Europe and the Czech Republic, together with local and regional teams.

Mike Atwell has an experience of more than 30 years in international real estate consulting. He joins JLL after five years in the CBRE, where he has held the position of Head of International Capital Markets France over the last two years.
Previously, he was, for three years, the Head of Capital Markets for Central and Eastern Europe. Mike Atwell held leading positions at Cushman and Wakefield, occupying the position of general manager of operations in the Middle East and Head of Capital Markets for Central and Eastern Europe.

Miroslav Barnas, Managing Director, Czech Republic and Slovakia, JLL, said:
"The market in the Czech Republic and Central and Eastern Europe as a whole are going through an exciting moment of growth. We are glad to have someone in Mike's caliber, who brings knowledge, experience and insight into real estate, especially local markets. "

Matthew Richards, Head of Capital Markets, EMEA, JLL, added:
"The European investment environment is changing and we are seeing increasing capital flows from international investors in several real estate sectors to the Czech Republic and to Central and Eastern Europe.

As customer needs evolve and investment strategies grow, Mike's appointment ensures that we continue to help our customers identify opportunities, make the best decisions, and ultimately reach their investment ambitions. " (source: JLL)