CBRE Appoints Allan Wickham as Head of Occupier for ESG Consultancy

Global real estate advisor, CBRE, has today announced the appointment of Allan Wickham as Head of Occupier within its ESG Consultancy team.  

Allan joins CBRE from NatWest Group, where he led the bank’s climate strategy for its global operations. As Head of Climate and Data Services, he was responsible for delivering Net Zero Carbon for NatWest’s own operations in 2020 and Climate Positive in 2022, achieving over 70% carbon reduction, delivering renewable energy procurement and power purchase agreements, and establishing nature-based projects to generate carbon credits.

He has been involved in the delivery of complex large-scale projects transforming the banks operations and supply chain, including accessibility of customer services and spaces, inclusion within the workplace, social value and purpose, and wellbeing.

Prior to this, he served as the Head of Property Specialist Services for five years at the Royal Bank of Scotland, with responsibility for the bank’s Health and Safety, Asset Data Management, Building Assurance and Compliance, Building Surveying and Engineering functions.

In his new role, Allan will be responsible for implementing and managing a corporate occupier focused sustainability service offering in the UK, driving the sustainability agenda for CBRE’s extensive corporate occupier client network. 

CBRE’s 65-strong ESG Consultancy team has a successful track record of achieving excellent results for a wide range of clients. The team has also been awarded a number of accolades, including Winner of the 2021 EDIE Sustainability Leaders Award for Employee Engagement and Behaviour Change Initiative of the Year.

Kaela Fenn-Smith, Managing Director, ESG Consultancy and Sustainability Services, CBRE

Allan joins CBRE with over 15 years of international experience with strong ESG credentials. His appointment will bring significant expertise to our clients, cementing our ability and dedication to providing a best-in-market service for our corporate occupier clients.

Kaela Fenn-Smith, Managing Director, ESG Consultancy and Sustainability Services, CBRE