PRUPIM appoints new Sustainability & Environment Head (UK)

PRUPIM, a leading global real estate investment manager, has announced the appointment of Joel Quintal to lead its Sustainability and Environment team.

Joel will assume overall responsibility of the Sustainability and Environment team within PRUPIM's Asset Management division.

Joel, who first joined PRUPIM in 2007, will be responsible for sustainability reporting, community initiatives and environmental programs including ISO 14001. He will lead projects on environmental due diligence, environmental risk profiling, energy procurement and sustainable investment throughout the UK.

Peter Best, Head of UK Asset Management at PRUPIM commented: "Joel has considerable experience and expertise in this area and we are pleased to announce his appointment to the role of Sustainability and Environment Manager."

Joel Quintal commented: "I consider it to be more important than ever for environmental and sustainability issues to inform investment and asset management decisions. I am looking forward to further developing PRUPIM's proven expertise in sustainability and its role in the investment process."

In his native Australia, Joel has advised MPs and policy makers on a range of environmental and sustainability issues. Since coming to the UK he has worked on a range of environmental issues in the commercial property sector including sustainability. Prior to his appointment, he managed Environment and Energy for PRUPIM.

Joel has a BSc Honours (First Class) Botany degree from the University of Queensland.

Joel will replace former Director of Sustainability Paul Cornes who has taken up a Corporate Responsibility post at legal firm, Linklaters.

Source: PRUPIM

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