People Moves: Colliers strengthens its ESG capability in Hong Kong with a new Director appointment
Press Release - Leading diversified professional services and investment management company Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) has today announced the appointment of Andrew Lau as Director | ESG Advisory, Asia, effective immediately.
In a newly created role that bolsters the Valuation & Advisory Services business, Colliers now offers additional ESG advisory services including disclosure, portfolio greening, strategy, stakeholder engagement, sustainable investment, operations and scoring. Reporting into Hannah Jeong, Head of Valuation & Advisory Services | Hong Kong, he will provide expert guidance for occupiers, landlords, investors and developers on ESG, and how they can adopt Net Zero and holistic environmental solutions into their portfolio and operations.
Andrew is a Chartered Engineer, MHKIE, MCIBSE, WELL AP and LEED AP. He brings a wealth of ESG expertise from his previous assignments. In his most recent position as lead for Energy & Sustainability at a competitor, Andrew has advised on a diverse range of clients such as HSBC, Hang Seng Bank, Facebook, Dell and Cyberport to map sustainable solutions to their business objectives including Net Zero Emissions pathways.
CK Lau, Managing Director, Colliers | Hong Kong, said: "Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is the blueprint for doing what's right for our clients and our people, which is why we developed our Elevate the Built Environment strategy. The tactical addition of Andrew to the team is vital as we aim to expand our service offering in ESG advisory to meet the growing needs of our clients as they continue to position sustainability at the heart of everything they do. I am confident that Andrew will drive the success of the business and activate further our Elevate the Built Environment strategy."
Hannah Jeong, Head of Valuation & Advisory Services | Hong Kong, said: "I am thrilled to have Andrew join our team in an ESG advisory role. This is an area we have seen grow in recent years, and we have enhanced our capability to accelerate the success of our clients and our people by providing a more holistic solution. With his extensive experience in environmental sustainability and strong background in engineering, I believe he will drive an impactful, and positive change throughout the business."
Andrew Lau, Director | ESG Advisory, Asia | Valuation & Advisory Services, commented: "I am impressed by Colliers' enterprising culture in driving exceptional results. I look forward to collaborating with industry experts across the business to accelerate the success of our clients in delivering their overall ESG objectives and to contribute to the Enterprise '25 Growth Strategy."