17 April — The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark has appointed Ruben Langbroek as its new head of Asia.
Based in Singapore, Mr Langbroek will be responsible for the strategic development of GRESB in Asia. He will strengthen and further develop GRESB’s relationship with institutional real estate investors, fund managers, consultants and industry associations, to assess and improve the sustainability performance of real estate investment portfolios in the region.
Mr Langbroek previously worked for Jones Lang LaSalle in the Netherlands, Hong Kong and in Singapore. As associate director in the Strategic Consultancy department, he was responsible for advising investors, fund managers and corporates on portfolio matters, including sustainability measures and financial performance.
As head of research at Jones Lang LaSalle in the Netherlands, he also focused on identifying sustainability best practices that enhance productive and efficient management of real estate assets.
Mr Langbroek holds Masters degrees both in Building Engineering and Real Estate. He is member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and is a LEED Green Associate.