Simon Peacock - Business in the Community

Simon Peacock

Lead Director – Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter,

South West Leadership Board

Simon Peacock is Lead Director for the South and Wales region at JLL, responsible for 12 specialist teams with 160 staff across Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter offices. 

He sits on the JLL UK Operations Board and also leads the UK Project Management group in the regions.

He qualified as a building surveyor in London before specialising in construction project management and now leads the wider regional business including commercial agency, investment, valuation, planning, development and residential consultancy. 

He has considerable experience in new build capital projects, workplace design and consulting, covering feasibility, appraisal, strategy, planning, procurement, design and construction. He has been the Chairman of the British Council for Offices (BCO) South and Wales Chapter and an active member with BusinessWest and Bristol & West of England Initiative, and is well connected within the region’s property and development market.

JLL and Simon are active in the community and sustainability sector with a particular focus on improving energy performance and sustainability in buildings, encouraging green commuting, supporting greater diversity in business and using his industry to deliver projects and campaigning to eliminate homelessness. Simon sees Business in the Community as an excellent way to foster this responsible business approach for the benefit of all those in communities. 

Simon enjoys keeping fit, cycling, skiing, trying to surf, as well as spending time with his family on the windswept beaches of the Gower.