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Laura Jockers

Global Head of ESG - Real Estate

M&G Plc

Laura has been Global Head of ESG for Real Estate for M&G since October 2022.  In this role, Laura takes responsibility for overseeing and delivering sustainability strategies across the firm’s global Real Estate funds. Working collaboratively across teams and regions, she ensures the funds respond to investors’ growing ESG requirements and that M&G continues to be at the forefront of sustainability innovation and thinking on a range of topics, including net zero carbon and social impact.

Laura joined M&G from The Howard de Walden Estate which encompasses 92 acres of London’s West End and includes Marylebone High Street – one of London’s prime shopping and leisure locations – and also the world-famous Harley Street Medical Area. As Head of Sustainability, she was responsible for developing the business’s sustainability strategy across its business operations and £4.6bn property assets in London’s Marylebone. 

Prior to that, Laura worked as an Associate Director in JLL’s Upstream Sustainability Services Team and as a Global Sustainability and Research Consultant for various departments across JLL’s global business. She has over 15 years’ experience in sustainable real estate and has advised many companies on their sustainable Real Estate strategies including Lendlease, Sonae Sierra, Barclays Bank and AstaZeneca.