Director, Sustainability, Real Estate, Europe & Asia Pacific, Nuveen Real Estate, United Kingdom
Richard is responsible for managing the delivery of the ESG platform across the European and Asia Pacific regions. He focuses on the integration of ESG across all aspects of the investment management process, and advises fund and asset management teams on managing ESG risks and capitalising on ESG opportunities within their portfolios. Richard also manages the completion of house and portfolio level benchmark disclosures such as the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) and the annual response to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment.
Prior to joining Nuveen Real Estate in 2015, Richard was at Land Securities, responsible for energy management across office, retail and leisure portfolios. Previous to that, he was at the Institute for Sustainability where he managed a European-wide Responsible Property Investment programme.
Richard graduated with a first class degree in International Development from the University of Liverpool and a Master’s from the University of London. He also sits on a number of working groups at the Better Buildings Partnership.