David DeVos is the global Head of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) for LaSalle Investment Management with extensive experience leading global sustainability strategies to positively impact the financial and environmental performance of real estate portfolios. As a leader in ESG, he drives building efficiency, renewable energy and climate initiatives, promotes health & well-being, resiliency, diversity & inclusion and transparent reporting to stakeholders.
Prior to LaSalle, David was the Global Director of Sustainability for more than a decade at PGIM Real Estate, where he led their Global Sustainability Council and oversaw their regional Councils in the Americas, Europe and Asia. He managed and expanded their ESG reporting and implemented renewable energy projects, energy and water efficiency initiatives, created an internal emerging market green building certification and evaluated their global portfolio for climate and resiliency risks.
David holds an MBA, Bachelor of Environmental Design, and a professional Bachelor of Architecture. In addition, he supplemented his education at Harvard University’s Executive Sustainability Leadership program.
His diverse corporate, design, construction and ESG credentials grant him an understanding of the built environment from an owner’s, architect’s and contractor’s point-of-view.