Savills Investment ManagementEUROPE
Savills IM has appointed Emily Hamilton as its head of environmental, social and governance (ESG).
She will be based in London, with responsibility for directing Savills IM’s global sustainability strategy, setting the company’s corporate standards and approach to ESG. This will involve working with fund teams across the business at both the portfolio and asset levels to support these teams with implementing investor ESG requirements, reporting and monitoring, as well as liaising with tenants and occupiers to fully embed sustainability into their assets and activities.
Emily joins Savills IM from Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, part of the Grosvenor Group, where she was associate director for sustainability, most recently advising on the company’s climate change strategy. She began her career as a sustainability consultant at Capita Symonds, working on environmental and community infrastructure planning projects, before being appointed sustainability officer for the University of East London. She has an MSc in environment, science and society from University College London and is a member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).