CBRE appoints head of ESG indirect real estate

CBRE Investment Management has appointed Chris Burgess as ESG Lead for Indirect Real Estate.

Burgess will be responsible for implementing and delivering CBRE IM’s Sustainability Vision which focuses on bringing positive change across the firm’s global indirect investments. He joins from ESG consultancy EVORA Global, where he developed ESG strategies for international real estate investment companies.

Helen Gurfel, Head of Sustainability & Innovation at CBRE Investment Management says, “Chris brings valuable experience as we continue to integrate and deliver our Sustainability strategy across our indirect investments. From monitoring and evaluating our performance against tough environmental objectives to completing Sustainability projects, he will work with colleagues across the entire business as we look to fulfil our goals.”