External speakers

Tatiana Bosteels

Director Responsibility & Head, Responsible Property Investment, Hermes Investment Management and Chair of Property Programme, Institutional Investor’s Group on Climate Change

Tatiana Bosteels, Director Responsibility and Head of Responsible Property Investment at Hermes Investment Management leader in responsible investment for almost thirty years managing £24.1 bi AUM
(March 2016).

In 2015 Tatiana has integrated the Responsibility team with the task to develop Hermes carbon risk strategy and to support integration of ESG across private markets: real estate, infrastructure and private equity. In addition, since she joined in 2008, as Head of responsible Property investment she is in charge of the integration of ESG in real estate investment and asset management practices to protect and enhance asset value over time.

Chair Property Programme Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) and Board member Investment Commission UNEP Finance Initiative, she has been an active contributor to public policy and sector engagement. Tatiana is also active member of the Better Buildings Partnership, she sits in the British Property Federation’s sustainability committee and the advisory boards of the Building Performance Institute Europe and the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark.

Tatiana has previous experience developing innovative sustainability programmes through public private partnerships. At the London Climate Change Agency, where she advised the London Deputy Mayor, she developed and delivered the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP), and contributed to the establishment of the first London ESCO. Her previous work covered UK and international climate change policy, carbon markets and instruments, and third party energy efficiency financing.

She holds an MSc in Environmental Management from Imperial College UK, an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from UCL Leuven Belgium, is an alumni of the LSE Development Institute and a Fellow of
the Royal Society of Arts.