Neil Martin was appointed Chief Executive Officer, Europe in September 2019 and is based in London. Neil has been with the business for more than 20 years and has worked in both Europe and Australia. He joined in 1990 as a Project Manager before leaving to complete qualifications in law. Once qualified he joined Mercers Solicitors and later Kier Group where he spent time as a Construction Lawyer before returning to Lendlease as a Senior Lawyer in 1999. No longer a practicing lawyer, Neil has held several leadership roles including Global Head of Safety, Risk and Insurance, Managing Director of Construction for Europe, and most recently as Chief Operating Officer, Europe.View the profile
Julie Hirigoyen is Chief Executive of the UK Green Building Council and a Commissioner for the London Sustainable Development Commission. She was previously UK Head of Sustainability and an International Director at JLL, where she oversaw the development of cutting-edge sustainability services to property investors and occupiers across the UK and EMEA. Julie sits on the Green Construction Board, the Igloo Sustainable Investment Advisory Committee and the Carbon Trust Advisory Panel. Julie previously chaired the British Property Federation’s Sustainability Committee.View the profile
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Lendlease has put sustainability at the heart of its business since its inception nearly 60 years ago – it is fundamental to our vision ‘to create the best places’ that are truly fit for the future. Social and environmental sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. Join us to understand our continued mission to keep achieving our sustainability goals & why this is so important for our business.
05:55 Purpose statement
09:15 Ambitious targets
25:25 The social aspect
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