Coffee break with... Jean-Christophe Charolle, Responsable Régional Nord Est et Ile-de-France

Coffee break with... est une série de Christie & Co mettant en valeur l'expertise et la diversité de notre réseau de plus de 200 employés.


When did you join Christie & Co?
May 2002

Where were you when you accepted your position at Christie & Co?
Too long ago, I can't remember!
What was your first job?
Salesman in the import-export business
In a couple of sentences, can you tell us a bit about your job at Christie & Co?
I am currently a Senior Hotel Negotiator. An exciting but very stressful job!
What’s your favourite thing about Christie & Co?
Autonomy and trust
If you had to pick a favourite project that you’ve worked on at Christie & Co so far, what would it be?
I would say the Images project because of the volume (25 hotels) and the difficulty of the deal 
What’s been the biggest challenge of your career so far?
Staying in a demanding job
What’s been a highlight of your career so far?
Resilience and taking a step back
How has the industry changed since you started at Christie & Co?
A concentration of the sector and deals
Who in your industry do you feel most inspired by?
Chris Day who always gave vision and advice
Tell us a bit about your life outside work – what are your hobbies?
Cars and sport
What’s your hometown? Where do you live now?
Hometown: Ris Orangis and I currently live in Arpajon
Where’s the best place you’ve been on holiday?
Praia da rocha in the Algarve, Portugal
If you could live and work in any city, where would you go?
What would be your desert island meal?
Coquillettes Jambon
What’s your favourite film?
Forrest Gump
Tell us your favourite joke?
A mouse and an elephant are running through the desert. The mouse looks back and turns to the elephant and says, "Oh boy, did you see all the dust I raised?
What is your biggest fear?
The end of gravity on Earth
What news source do you read every day?
Barbecue magazine
What’s your social media platform of choice?