Real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Cléo Folkes as Head of London Research & Insight.
Folkes, who has run her own consultancy since 2017, has wide-ranging experience spanning 30 years across commercial and residential property in the UK, Europe and globally. Prior to founding her own firm, Folkes worked for St Martins Management Corporation, the UK-based real estate investment vehicle of Kuwait, for nine years.
Before that, she worked across a variety of real estate advisory firms, an investment advisory/brokerage firm, an independent research company, and in Private Equity, where she focused across asset classes.
Cléo Folkes, Head of London Research & Insight at Cushman & Wakefield, said: “I’m really looking forward to working with a hugely talented team that is proactive, knowledgeable and experienced across the breadth of the property sector. I’m joining Cushman & Wakefield at an interesting point in time where the property sector has various near-term challenges and opportunities, while simultaneously experiencing structural change, such as sustainability, ESG, broadening scopes and complexity. I look forward to helping make a real impact for our business and clients.”