Jones Lang LaSalle has appointed Alasdair Humphery as managing director of Jones Lang LaSalle, Scotland.

He replaces Alan Robertson who has been appointed managing director of Jones Lang LaSalle, Turkey following the company’s purchase of Alkas Consulting.

Humphery was previously head of Jones Lang Lasalle’s Edinburgh office and has been with the firm for nearly 20 years.

He was elected to the Scottish Management Committee in 2005, having been made partner in 1997. He focuses on capital markets as well as capital sectors, having originally focused on land sales and development.

Alastair Hughes, CEO EMEA Jones Lang LaSalle, said: ‘Alasdair is a high profile, well respected investment specialist in the Scottish property market and brings with him a wealth of leadership experience having successfully led our Edinburgh office for the past three years.

'We are confident that he will take up the challenge of leading the business through current market conditions and beyond.’

Humphery said: ‘I am very pleased to be taking up the reins in Scotland. We are a strong team with great clients and flagship instructions, and are well positioned to weather the more difficult market conditions we are seeing in the UK at present.

'I will be looking to build on our already strong position in our established activities and increase our market share in our new business lines, namely licensed and leisure, planning consultancy and development land.’