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Andres Guzman joined Colliers International as an Associate Director in September 2016. With over 10 years of industry experience across different sectors, Andres leads on the implementation of strategies that improve Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) performance at asset and portfolio level for a range of occupier and investor clients in the UK & Ireland . Andres also provides strategic advice to the business on use of sensor-driven data, energy management & compliance (MEES, ESOS, CRC), non-financial reporting (GRESB, UNPRI, CDP) and the impact that health & wellbeing trends have on service delivery.

Prior to working at Colliers, Andres worked in the Energy & Sustainability team at Cushman & Wakefield where he focused on developing and implementing Responsible Property Investment (RPI) strategies for key fund management clients and embedding sustainable practices in property management. Andres sat and chaired various RPI committees helping set and achieve ESG targets across the EMEA region. Prior to this, Andres worked in Upstream Sustainability Services at JLL developing and overseeing carbon reporting and compliance services supporting more than 30 major landlords and boosting his team’s productivity.

Andres is a regular presenter on sustainability topics and represents Colliers on various industry groups.

Accomplishments

Provided strategic support to all departments and developed approach to de-risk existing accounts against MEES (250+ assets assessed).

Led the forensic analysis of utility overpayments for a large telecoms company in the UK resulting in more than £50k refunded.

Led on the development and implementation of an RPI strategy for a major real estate investment manager (£7bn in AUM) protecting and enhancing asset value by intergrating ESG criteria into their investment process. 

Managed delivery of the programme of work that helped over 30 major landlords and occupiers meet their carbon compliance needs dealing with a combined total of £2m+ in carbon allowances.

Contributed to the World Green Building Council’s Better Places for People campaign by taking part in the Health & Wellbeing in retail working group.

Expertise

Real Estate Management Services, Sustainability Services

Education

MSc in Sustainable Energy & Management - Brunel University

BSc in Electrical Engineering - Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Testimonials

“The Sustainability Solutions team at Colliers continues to deliver exceptional cost savings year-on-year through innovative solutions. Their professionalism and track record of results has established them as our trusted partner in all energy efficiency matters and related compliance”
 

Nick Jones, Head of Real Estate & Facility Management, North & Western Europe

Orange Business Services

Affiliations & Memberships

CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant (LCC) Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET)

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