As Director of Diversity and Inclusion for JLL Americas, Mr. Clarke oversees the Americas D&I strategy, JLL’s five Employee Resource Groups and is responsible for connecting together a complex network of over 17,000 employees spread across a multitude of service lines and markets. He closely collaborates with recruiting, learning and development and business development teams to provide a best-in-class culture at JLL.
Under his guidance, JLL leads the commercial real estate space as a DiversityMBA Fifty out Front company for diverse managers and employees, an HRC Best Places to Work (CEI),
Hispanic Network Best of the Best Top Diversity Employers, Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies and JLL is a proud corporate sponsor of the 100,000 Jobs Mission.
Before joining JLL, Grant was founder and CEO of K101, a New York City non-profit focused on using data analytics to pair homeless shelters and food pantries with surrounding at-risk youth. He has also served as Executive Director of the Martina Arroyo Foundation whose main goal was bringing music to underserved inner city K-12 students.
Grant has a graduate degree from Columbia University in New York City and undergraduate degrees from Indiana University.