PGIM Real Estate hires ESG lead for Europe and Asia Pacific to 'accelerate' sustainability efforts

Julie Townsend joins from CBRE

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Julie Townsend of PGIM
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Julie Townsend of PGIM

PGIM Real Estate has appointed Julie Townsend from CBRE as its new ESG lead for Europe and Asia Pacific, effective immediately.

In her new role at the real estate investment and financing business of PGIM, Townsend will oversee the firm's ESG strategy and implementation across the European and Asia Pacific regions. She will work closely with PGIM Real Estate's local investment teams to implement and manage corporate and asset level ESG strategy, as well as leading ESG reporting and assessments. She joins PGIM Real Estate's global ESG team and will be based in London, reporting to Christina Hill, global head of ESG and head of Americas Asset Management. PGIM launches Strategic Income ESG fund Townsend spe...

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