Swiss Life Asset Managers France (SLAM France) has hired Bruno Blavier, 38, as ESG Real Estate Director. In his new role, he will report hierarchically to Fabrice Lombardo, Director of Real Estate Activities at SLAM France, and functionally to Valérie de Robillard, ESG Director of Real Estate at SLAM.
Its mission will be to guide the company’s real estate ESG strategy, including, in particular, the implementation of the decarbonisation policy in terms of real estate management, prepare climate risk resilience strategies and continue to implement the compliance of investment vehicles with SFDR legislation and European taxonomy. “These responsibilities are in line with the commitments made by SLAM as a convinced ESG investor since 2009 in France with the adhesion to the PRI on that date. “
Bruno Blavier holds a Masters in Project Finance (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, Paris X University) and a Masters in Engineering, Urban Systems (University of Compiègne and Berlin). He has more than 10 years of experience in the world of real estate finance and infrastructure. In particular he has evolved into Egis International as a Business Development Engineer, but also in Aecom as Senior Consultant and in Currie & Brown as Manager. Since 2021, Bruno Blavier has been working at Deepki, a real estate technology partner of real estate operators to improve their ESG performance, as Senior Manager – Real Estate ESG Consulting.
Fabrice Lombardo declares: “We are delighted with the arrival of Bruno Blavier. His technical mastery of sustainability, environmental, social and governance issues specific to real estate assets is a boon to our investors and to the conduct of our operations. “
“Bruno’s rich experience in contact with professional investors, fund managers, project developers and financial players helps accelerate our ESG implementation,” adds Valérie de Robillard. Bruno has a perfect understanding of the sustainable investment challenges of all stakeholders. The strengthening of our teams illustrates SLAM’s desire to integrate ESG at all levels, across the entire range of products and services. “