The Big 5 Impact Awards Judges

Helen Newman

Senior Director – Head of Sustainability – Advisory | CBRE

Helen has nearly 20 years’ experience within the sustainability sector, working in commercial real estate for the last seven years.

She previously worked as a technical partner for sustainability and wellness at TFT Consulting and was responsible for leading sustainability advisory services for developer and institutional clients.

Helen is a member of the Enfield Place and Design Quality Panel, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Sustainability Forum and Programme Committee, as well as being an active member of the UK GBC and LETI.

Helen advocates a holistic, human-centred approach to sustainability across the property lifecycle, advising on corporate strategy and supporting practical delivery on development projects, applying best practice in wellbeing, materials procurement, circular economy, climate resilience, green infrastructure, and in-use performance.