Topic: Implementing ESG in Infrastructure Projects in Africa
Implementing ESG in Infrastructure
In infrastructure, implementing ESG in Infrastructure issues remain critical considerations for practitioners given the longterm time horizon and often relatively significant financial investment required. ESG considerations and best practices evolve as capital is continually raised and deployed across the asset class. This Discussion Series provides us more information and best practice in implementing ESG in Africa Infrastructure Development.
Guest Speaker: Mr Tunde Agoro, Associate Director and Head of ESG
Guest Speaker Profile
Mr. Tunde has an incurable passion for people, places and design and helps clients to transfer their sustainability goals from paper into practice. With a 20-year career that began in architecture and has evolved into Environmental Social and Governance (ESG).
Tunde helps both organizations, and specific built environment projects to realise their sustainability ambitions and goals. He works collaboratively with clients and partners to help define their vision/targets and realize long term value while creating socially and environmentally responsible portfolios.
His career track record includes the creation of a complete sustainability framework for a leading consultancy practice which was subsequently adapted as a model for other clients.
Tunde was also the sustainability lead from inception, through planning to detailed design on the Elephant and Castle Town Centre regeneration project that will create more than 1,000 new homes, a new university HQ building, a new town centre and other supporting infrastructure.
He was also sustainability lead for the iconic Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University, and for the redevelopment of the multi-award winning Southmead Hospital in Bristol.
Most recently, Tunde has completed a programme in Real Estate Economics and Finance from the London School of Economics, and is also one of the first qualified WELL Building Standard® Accredited Professionals (WELL AP) in the UK, a standard that assesses both the health and wellbeing impact of buildings on users.