ANREV ESG Webinar Series - Session 3

14 Apr 2020

Location: Web Access

This webinar was the third installment in a serie. 

In line with GRESB’s assessment, the webinar series delivered in three different sessions, covered all the assessment’s components;

 Session

Date

Component

Presenters

1

Tuesday,
17 March 2020

Management

Jonathan Waite - APG

Chew Chang - Lendlease

2

Thursday,
26 March 2020

Performance

Tom Miller - Lasalle

LU, Feng - CITIC Capital

3

Tuesday,

14 April 2020

Development

Ian Lieblich - Investa

Karen Xu - White Peak 

 

At this session, Amélie Delaunay, Director of Research and Professional Standards at ANREV joined by Ruben Langbroek, Head of Asia Pacific at GRESB  provided an introduction of ANREV’s ESG initiatives and GRESB’s Real Estate Assessment; followed by presentations by Ian Lieblich, Sustainability Manager at Investa Property Group , and Karen Xu, Head of Investor Relations  at White Peak Real Estate Investment,  touched upon the ESG practices of their respective organizations, with a slight focus on the Development component of GRESB’s assessment.

Date

:

Tuesday 14 April 2020

Time : 11:00 - 12:00 (GMT+8)
Fee :

Free for ANREV members

HKD150 for non-members

Presentation and recording

:

Please visit Publication page

Presenters bios: 

Ian Lieblich

Sustainability Manager

Investa Property Group

 

Ian has a wide array of experience having worked in international law and as a civil engineer prior to prior to joining the sustainability team at the Investa Property Group.

Working in the Sustainability team at Investa, Ian has helped shape the Funds’ responses to climate change, dealing with the physical and transitional risks and opportunities posed by climate change in accordance with the TCFD’s recommendations.

In addition to his role at Investa, Ian has continued involvement with an NGO lending capacity support and assistance to Small Island Pacific Nations on the front line of the fight against climate change. This work has taken him to the last three UNFCCC Climate Change Conferences including the historic 2015 Paris Conference of Parties where the Paris Agreement was signed.

Ian holds Bachelors of Laws (Honours) and Civil Engineering (Honours) from Monash University.

Karen Xu

Head of Investor Relations

White Peak Real Estate Investment

 

Karen Xu is the Head of Investor Relations at White Peak Real Estate Investment, a China-focused fund manager and property developer invested by Swedish institutional investors. Karen is responsible for White Peak’s investor relations, fundraising and sustainability initiatives.

Prior to joining White Peak, Karen held several management positions at property consultancy firms in Beijing and Shanghai, providing advisory services on the real estate market, including transactional due diligence, portfolio valuation and other related services.

Karen holds a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from Cornell University. She is also a graduate of Peking University in Beijing, China.

Amélie Delaunay

Director, Research & Professional Standards

ANREV

Amélie Delaunay is the Director of Research and Professional Standards for ANREV. She is responsible for the development and implementation of ANREV’s Research, Performance Measurement and Professional Standards programmes in Asia Pacific, including market information and performance indices, global surveys and promotion of best practices for the industry.

Amélie has more than 17 years of experience in the real estate industry and a strong real estate consulting background initially with Ernst & Young. She has been based in Asia for more than 13 years.

Educated at the Sorbonne in Paris, where she was awarded a post graduate degree in Urban Geography, Town Planning and Real Estate, Amélie also has an Advanced Master's Degree in Urban and Real Estate Management from ESSEC Business School in Paris. Amélie is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Ruben Langbroek

Head of Asia Pacific

GRESB

Ruben Langbroek is Head of Asia Pacific for GRESB. Mission-driven and investor-led, GRESB is the environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmark for real assets. GRESB works in collaboration with the industry to provide standardized and validated ESG data to the capital markets. More than 100 institutional investors, with over USD 22 trillion in AUM, use GRESB data to monitor their investments, engage with their managers, and make decisions that lead to a more sustainable real asset industry.

Ruben is responsible for the strategic development of GRESB in Asia Pacific, by strengthening and further developing GRESB’s relationship with institutional investors, investment managers, asset operators, and industry associations.

Ruben has extensive experience in the real asset investment sector and has been working in the Asia Pacific region for the last decade. He previously worked at a Dutch fund manager, and at JLL in the Netherlands, Hong Kong and in Singapore.  Ruben holds Master degrees n Building Engineering and in Real Estate, Investments.