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Jian Gong

Senior Vice President, Sustainability
Jian Gong

Jian Gong is Senior Vice President, Sustainability. She is based in Japan and leads sustainability initiatives in the country.

Jian began her career in 1994 and joined the financial industry in 2000. She has experience in alternative investments including real estate, private equity, growth capital and renewable energy. Prior to joining LaSalle, she was the Head of Risk and Portfolio Asia Pacific at Allianz Real Estate, overseeing investment risk, portfolio analytics, valuation and ESG initiatives for the firm’s direct and fund investments in Asia Pacific. She also held positions as SVP of Asset Management Business Development at Mizuho Bank, Director of M&A at SunEdision/Terraform Power, and Director of Business Development at GE Capital. In her early career, Jian worked at Nomura Principal Finance, the merchant banking division of Nomura Group, and BDA Partners, a boutique investment bank specialized in cross-border M&A.

Jian received her Master of Business Administration from University of Hertfordshire in the UK and her Bachelor of Arts in Japanese from Shanghai International Studies University. She has been a CFA Charterholder since 2004. A Chinese national, Jian is fluent in Mandarin, Japanese and English.