People Moves: Avison Young makes two EMEA appointments across ESG Consultancy Services
Press Release - Strategic real estate advisor Avison Young has appointed Dr Eime Tobari, ESG Social Value Director EMEA and Emily Huynh, ESG Associate Director EMEA, to further support its ESG pathway and provide innovative ESG support services to our global client base.
Eime and Emily will be working closely with the existing EMEA ESG team headed up by Wesley Thomson, Head of ESG EMEA, to create cutting edge ESG solutions around social impact, climate change and DEI. The company's ongoing investment into growing this service line supports the provision of best-in-class advisory, covering sustainability and social value creation, to support clients in developing a more resilient, productive and equitable built environment.
Both appointments build on Avison Young's push to further strengthen global ESG strategies and programs, including its own commitments, such as aligning its strategy to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and becoming a member of the World Economic Forum.
Eime is a leading Social Value Strategist in real estate and urban planning, with an established track record of delivering projects through meaningful engagement with clients, adapting tailored approaches in response to their needs, and driving positive change for cities and places with a focus on wellbeing, equity, social cohesion and cultural identity. Her project experience ranges from large-scale regeneration across the EMEA region to corporate sustainability leadership programmes for global firms.
Emily Huynh joins from the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), where she was a Senior Advisor for the Advancing Net Zero and Circular Economy programmes. During her time at UKGBC, she drove the development of industry best practice guidance on renewable energy procurement and carbon offsetting; acted as technical advisor on the New Homes Policy Playbook, a resource created to support Local Authorities improve the sustainability of new homes; supported on the Whole Life Carbon Roadmap for the UK Built Environment, launched at COP26; and was the UKGBC lead on EU's Horizon-funded Circular Construction in Regenerative Cities (CIRCuIT) project in collaboration with 30+ partners across the built environment value chain in Europe.