Fund management house Tritax has announced the appointment of Helen Drury as sustainability lead.
Drury will be responsible for leading and further developing the sustainability strategy and performance and driving its integration and implementation across the Tritax Group, which acts as the fund manager to Tritax Big Box REIT and Tritax EuroBox.
She has over nine years’ experience focused on driving sustainability, the environment and corporate responsibility within organisations and managing relationships to implement and communicate strategy and results on a broad range of sustainability issues to help create long term value, with extensive expertise in the real estate industry.
Since June 2018, Drury was senior manager, sustainability, at Virgin Money, where she was responsible for sustainability across the CYBG/Virgin Money Group and the Yorkshire and Clydesdale Bank Foundation, creating a new long-term strategy and targets integrated across the group following the acquisition of Virgin Money. From February 2017 to June 2018, she was Disability Champion for Retail at the Department of Work and Pensions, amplifying the voices of disabled customers and employees within their own industries, increasing accountability and challenging inequality.
From June 2015 to June 2018, she was corporate responsibility manager at intu Properties, where she was responsible for creating and delivering sustainability strategy, engaging employees, reporting on progress and managing stakeholder relationships. From June 2012, as sustainability manager at Revo (formerly BCSC), she was responsible for providing insight and driving best practice within the retail property sector and representing industry to policy makers and think tanks.