New Sustainability Director for Wates Group

Cressida Curtis of wates
Cressida Curtis of Wates

Wates Group, a family-owned development, building and property maintenance company, has appointed Cressida Curtis as its new Group Sustainability Director.

She will join on the group’s executive committee, reporting to Chief Executive, Eoghan O’Lionaird.

Cressida joins Wates from the ESG and Sustainable Business team at Brunswick, a critical issues firm, where she has spent the past three years advising UK and international companies. She brings two decades of experience across the built environment sector to the role, having previously been Head of Sustainability and Corporate Affairs at British Land. Her career has also included stints at Logicor and Quintain.

Cressida is a member of the Future Leadership Forum Advisory Board at the UK Green Building Council.

Wates recently announced that its 2045 net zero target for its scope 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas emissions has been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

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