Fulya Kocak is a multiple award-winning sustainability thought leader, educator, and author. A pioneer of the green building and ESG movement, Fulya’s experience spans more than two decades as a change agent and subject matter expert in both real estate, design, and construction industries. As the former SVP of ESG issues for Nareit, the national association representing real estate investment trusts and publicly traded real estate companies in the U.S., Ms. Kocak provided guidance, oversight, and innovation for the REIT industry’s ESG leadership. As a part of her role, she gained deep insights into the latest ESG developments, including investor focus areas, member advisory, ESG reporting frameworks as well as priority topics, including climate change and social justice. In her previous roles in the construction sector, Ms. Kocak developed corporate sustainability programs from the ground up, coordinated environmental responsibility efforts, and assisted building owners and developers meet their sustainability goals cost-effectively. As an ESG, sustainability, and green building pioneer, Fulya is passionate about leading impactful organizations into their next chapter through strategic ESG advisory and custom education services.