Tuesday 06 April 2021 – Media Release
Canary Wharf Group appoints new Managing Director of People, Culture and Customer Service
Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Hollinshead, who will be joining as Managing Director of People, Culture and Customer Service.
Jane has over thirty years’ experience in the real estate sector and as a founder of an independent consultancy has acted as a trusted advisor to a broad range of real estate organisations. Jane most recently led her own strategic consultancy business which she founded in 2015 and provided advice to firms including British Land, Knight Frank and Savills. As part of her consultancy work, Jane has advised on the integration of diversity and inclusion and ESG frameworks into people, culture, and customer service. Jane was at Addleshaw Goddard LLP for over eighteen years where she was an Equity Partner and Real Estate Sector Head. She is currently a Non-Executive Director for Notting Hill Genesis and Moorfield Group.
Jane will join CWG in July 2021. She will succeed David Fendley, Director of People and Development, who retires in April.
Shobi Khan, CEO, Canary Wharf Group, said: “CWG’s people and culture are our greatest strength. Jane brings a considerable amount of expertise in integrating diversity and inclusion, and ESG into the culture of a business, which aligns with Canary Wharf Group’s focus.”
Jane Hollinshead said: “I am looking forward to joining Canary Wharf Group, an industry leader known for its strong values-led culture and excellent customer service and working closely with the CWG team to take this important agenda forward.”
For further information, please contact:
Canary Wharf Group plc
T: 020 7418 2166
Notes to Editors:
About Canary Wharf Group:
Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 7.5 million square feet of office space, 0.9 million square feet of retail and over 500 Build to Rent apartments.
CWG is the largest sustainable developer in the UK with over 10 million square feet of sustainable certified buildings. CWG also excels operationally having purchased 100% electricity from renewable sources since 2012 and zero waste to landfill since 2009.
CWG has created a 24/7 city where people can live/work/play on the Canary Wharf estate and enjoy all the benefits: great transport links, access to green spaces and waterside living; and a wide range of amenities including an award-winning arts and events programme. Canary Wharf’s retail offering comprises over 300 shops, including grocery stores, pharmacies, health clubs, bars and restaurants, all within 15 minutes’ walk.
The Company’s current £2.4bn construction activity is composed of 500k square feet of commercial properties and over 1,750 new homes for sale and rent.