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Landmark Information appoints ESG special adviser

By Karolina Lasinska
26 April 2021
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Landmark Information, the UK’s leading provider of data to the property market, has announced the appointment of acclaimed environmental adviser and lawyer Professor Robert Lee, as an ESG special adviser.

Landmark Information appoints Professor Robert Lee as ESG special adviser.

Professor Lee joins Landmark’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) team of experts, where he will share his extensive knowledge and provide strategic counsel towards the ongoing evolution of Landmark’s ESG products, training and webinars.

Having recently retired from his role as director of the Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research at Birmingham University, Professor Lee has an enormous wealth of expertise and breadth in the environmental sphere.

He was professor of environmental law at the Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, co-director of the ESRC Research Centre on Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) at Cardiff University.

He is the environmental editor for the Journal of Business Law, and sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Law and Society and Environmental Liability; an honorary life member of the UK Environmental Law Association, where his wider interest lies in regulatory issues around health and environment, a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and holds a higher doctorate (LL.D.) for socio-legal studies.

Chris Loaring, managing director (legal) Landmark Information notes, “Professor Lee has an extraordinary amount of knowledge and expertise in the legal and environmental sectors, having spent time in both commercial practice – with two of the largest UK law firms – as well as in senior academic roles in universities across the country. He is extremely well-respected and we are delighted that he will be joining our specialist team as ESG special adviser and making valuable contributions to our ESG portfolio.”

Professor Lee will be chairing a keynote presentation at Landmark Information’s forthcoming inaugural ESG conference ‘ESG Data: Standardisation, Accessibility and Understanding’ which takes place on June 24, 2021. Professor Lee will assess how global data is being used to evaluate ESG risks.

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