Kimberley is Equilibrium’s Research Director and, as a member of the product development team, focuses on identifying and evaluating sustainable real asset investment strategies. She is a firm believer in Equilibrium’s “sustainability drives returns” philosophy and creates business cases that highlight innovative opportunities to generate intentional positive benefits for institutional clients, communities, and the environment. Her current work is focused on opportunities in real estate and agriculture projects.
Prior to joining Equilibrium, Kimberley spent nearly 20 years as an economic and real estate advisor, crafting land and portfolio strategies for clients ranging from institutional investors, developers, and corporations, to public sector entities and non-profit organizations. Her work is based on an extensive research background that she has leveraged to complete market assessments, demand forecasting, feasibility analyses, valuation, and economic and community development projects.
Recent consulting positions with global real estate firm CBRE involved portfolio optimization, highest and best use studies, and economic and community development efforts. Prior to her roles with CBRE, Kimberley held Research positions with PwC, Intrawest, and Clarion Partners, providing transaction underwriting and asset management support.
A strong proponent of responsible land use as a sustainability driver, Kimberley is active in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the San Francisco Urban Planning and Research Association (SPUR), authoring a number of reports, including an Urban Land Magazine article on technology companies’ role in addressing the housing affordability crisis in the San Francisco Bay Area (). She also volunteers as an expert advisor to STAR Communities, a non-profit organization working to evaluate, improve, and certify sustainable communities. In addition to a Finance degree from the University of British Columbia, Kimberley has earned Certificates in Sustainable Destination Management and in Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility from The George Washington University and the Université catholique de Louvain, respectively.
• Corporate Perk or Company Town?, Urban Land Magazine, 2015.