PROPERTY consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle has announced the promotion of 13 members of staff in its West Yorkshire office – its first round of promotions since the merger with King Sturge last year.

Mathew Atkinson has been promoted to national director – the third highest management tier within the property firm’s business – while the newly-promoted local directors are Paul Davinson, Colin Harrop and Kaye Walker.

Jones Lang LaSalle has promoted six people to associate director: Tom Asher, Tom Brammeld, Neil Jewell, James Laidler, Hannah Smith and Lily Wong.

Richard Gale, Ross Haywood and Sally Sookia – all previously surveyors – have been promoted to the role of senior surveyor.