Alan Somerville

Alan is highly experienced at board level and a leader in ESG, responsible investment & sustainable finance. He is expert in the development of ESG & stewardship strategies and engagement propositions based on a deep understanding of client needs, external factors and commercial drivers.​

With global experience across UK, European, US, Chinese & ASEAN markets he has significant and in-depth experience of structuring & completing complex analysis and evidence to inform decision making and secure support for business and investment cases.​
 

You can contact Alan by:

Telephone: +44 (0)7710 468551

E-mail: Alan.Somerville@Governexgroup.com

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Experienced in influencing, challenging & developing businesses in the advisory, construction, ESG, sustainability, benchmarking & PropTech sectors across private, public and 3rd sector organisations. ​​Alan is a recognised thought leader & regular contributor to media, conferences & industry leadership groups​.

Alan has been advising clients for the last 10 years on effective strategies, solutions and insight. Some of these are as follows:

Investors & Asset Managers​

  • NewRiver ​

  • Nuveen​

  • St Martins Property​

  • Investco​

  • DTZ Investors​

  • CBRE Global Investors ​

  • Aberdeen Standard​

  • APG Asset Management  

Corporates​

  • M&S​

  • MS Amlin​

  • Harley Davidson​

  • Samsung​

  • Unilever​

  • Vodafone​

  • Mastercard

Infrastructure / Renewables

  • National Grid ​

  • SGN​

  • Infinis ​

  • Edinburgh Airport​

  • Network Rail ​

  • Lightsource

Public Sector ​

  • Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy​

  • Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government​

  • Greater London Authority ​

  • Scottish Enterprise ​

  • Hong Kong Development Board 

Alan is also an active & enthusiastic participant in industry groups & policy making forums, helping to shape market direction and contribute positively to regulatory change.

Current Memberships ​

  • APPG (All Party Parliamentary Group) for Energy Studies ​

  • APPG for Net Zero ​

  • Green Finance Institute Data Working Group​

  • UKGBC Leaders Network ​

  • UKGBC development programme – mentor​

  • BEIS Consultation Group – Energy Efficiency of Buildings

Previous Memberships​

  • GRESB European benchmark committee​

  • GRESB infrastructure benchmark taskforce ​

  • RICS valuation & sustainability taskforce​

  • Corporate Development Board, Princes Trust Scotland ​

  • Executive Committee, Scottish Council for Development & Industry​

  • BBP Sustainability Committee

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