Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield announced the appointment of Jessica Francisco as its first chief sustainability officer.

Francisco will report to Nathaniel Robinson, the chief investment and strategy officer.

Francisco joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2022 as the global head of sustainability for the firm’s occupier services business. Prior to this, Francisco was head of sustainability at Arcadis U.S.

Her experience includes leading the renewable energy and climate consulting team at 3Degrees and multidisciplinary teams in the design and execution of clean energy programs at Pacific Gas & Electric.