Head of Sustainability and Corporate Communication
Sierra Portugal, S.A

Elsa Monteiro is the Head of Sustainability and Corporate Communication of Sonae Sierra, since 2009. In that role, she coordinates the definition and the implementation of the Company’s Sustainability strategy, and the provision of Sustainability Services. Elsa also coordinates Sonae Sierra’s brand and corporate communication, including media relations and B2B marketing.
She was formerly responsible for Institutional Relations and Environment of Sonae Sierra, coordinating the public affairs and leading the Environmental Management System definition and implementation.

Graduated in Geography from Porto University, Elsa has post graduations in Urban Planning from Porto University, Urban and Environmental Law from Coimbra University, Corporate Social Responsibility from Harvard Business School, and Business Management from Lisbon University and from IMD.

Elsa is member of Sonae Sierra Sustainability Steering Committee. She is also member of the Sonae Sustainability Advisory Group, of the managing committee of the European Property Federation, and the ULI European Sustainability Council.

Speaking at the Following:

Feb 10

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Crafting a better world: How real estate owners and developers can contribute to a net-zero carbon economy

10:20 AM – 10:55 AM

To reduce the impacts of climate change our economies need to transition to zero-carbon economies. Given the significant energy consumption of the built environment, how can and should the real estate industry contribute to this goal and how can all stakeholders collaborate?