Chartered Surveyor, Strategic Asset Management, JLL, & Real Estate Balance NextGen Committee Member
Reah recently qualified as a Chartered Surveyor having joined JLL on their commercial practice graduate programme. Reah works within Strategic Asset Management at JLL and oversees the investment management of several multi-let industrial estates across the UK.
Reah is passionate about championing diversity and inclusion to ensure property is a welcoming and inclusive sector for all. Alongside her primary role, Reah is a member of Real Estate Balance's NextGen Committee.
Head of Construction, The Access Group & Black Professionals in Construction champion
Carol has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry, working with some of the UK’s largest contractors in house building and civil engineering. She has seen the sector from all angles and is passionate about promoting it as a place for career growth, personal development, and technology adoption. As a Caribbean woman, Carol champions equality and diversity in the sector and beyond. She leads by example and inspires others with her gender and ethnic identity. Carol is a trusted advisor and a thought leader in the sector, offering strategic guidance and digital transformation solutions to help businesses succeed. Carol believes in building a team and a culture that fosters learning and innovation, which she has demonstrated in her leadership roles. Carol made history as the UKs first Black Woman CEO of a Construction software company, which won the ERP Software of the year award for six consecutive years. She then sold the business to The Access Group, the UK’s largest business software company, in 2020.
Awards & Recognitions
2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021,- Construction ERP Software of the Year (Construction Computing Magazine)
2022 – Construction Solution of the Year (Construction Computing Magazine)
2021-Great British Series Awards, and awarded Construction Businesswoman of the year
2022 -Finalist Top 100 Most Influential Woman in Construction 2022
2022 -Finalist Diversity & Inclusion Champion (Black Professional in Construction).
2023 – Finalist Industry Pioneer (Women in Construction Awards – September 2023)