Neil Pegram is the Director of Americas at GRESB. GRESB is a global industry-driven benchmarking organization committed to assessing the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance of real asset portfolios. 100+ institutional investors representing over USD 22 trillion in institutional capital, use GRESB data and analytical tools to engage with investment managers on their sustainability performance. Neil is also an active speaker and trainer on sustainability in real assets, responsible investing, and sustainability disclosure.
Previously, he was Head of Sustainability with Morguard Investments, one of Canada’s largest fully integrated real estate companies with over $22 billion in assets under management across North America. Neil developed their GRI Standard sustainability reporting program and directed ESG initiatives ranging from responsible property investing to green building certifications. Previous to Morguard, Neil was a consultant in sustainability strategy and public relations and has worked in both private and public-sector research positions. In 2014,
Neil was honoured as one of Canada’s Clean50 for his “outstanding contribution to sustainable development and clean capitalism”. He holds a B.Sc. from the University of Victoria, and a M.Sc. in Strategic Leadership and Sustainability from BTH University Sweden.