Jonathan de Mello
Jonathan specialises in providing tailored solutions to clients in the retail, retail banking, retail property and public sector. Jonathan is the Founder & CEO of JDM Retail and spearheads strategic retail consultancy projects for clients worldwide; creating strategies to help clients to maximise their retail potential. Jonathan has been working as a specialist consultant in the retail and retail property sectors for over 25 years and his advice has benefited a wide range of clients. Jonathan was instrumental in developing CWM’s retail consultancy offer and prior to joining CWM held similar roles at Harper Dennis Hobbs, CBRE, Experian, CACI and Management Horizons.
Jonathan is a regular conference speaker and has spoken at a number of major events including the UBS Global Real Estate Conference and ICSC-RECON. Jonathan has also given lectures at the LSE, London Business School, Cass Business School and ICSC educational events. As well as Jonathan’s client and teaching commitments, he regularly provides expert commentary on the retail and property sectors in national and international media; having appeared as a retail expert on the BBC, ITN, Sky and Radio 4’s Today Program, and contributed to articles printed in the FT, Times, Telegraph, Economist and various specialist retail/property publications. Jonathan’s Twitter feed was recently listed by Retail Week in the top 100 ‘most influential’ Twitter feeds to follow.