Knight Frank Appoints Director of ESG For Asia-Pacific and Singapore

Global real estate consultancy Knight Frank has appointed Jackie Cheung as Director of ESG for Asia-Pacific. Cheung is based in Singapore and is responsible for leading the firm’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) efforts across the region and Singapore.

In his new role, Cheung will be responsible for leading ESG efforts in Asia-Pacific and Singapore and will provide valuable insights and advisory services related to ESG factors across different countries to the firm’s clients. Internally, he will integrate ESG considerations into corporate decision-making processes to foster sustainable growth across the region.

He reports to Tim Armstrong, global head of occupier strategy and solutions and to Low Kin Hon, deputy chief executive officer and head, valuation and advisory, Knight Frank Singapore.

Cheung joined Knight Frank two years ago in Hong Kong and has been instrumental in transforming the firm’s approach to ESG in Greater China.

According to Knight Frank’s (Y)OUR SPACE 2023 survey, ESG considerations are increasingly influencing real estate decisions among occupiers in Asia-Pacific. Three-quarters of the survey’s respondents believe ESG ambitions will significantly impact real estate decisions over the next three years.