Longevity Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of two highly experienced senior advisors to the US and global management boards. The new board members, Tamar Dane Dor-Ner and David Cropper are beacons in their fields, and each bring unique experience, including in organisational leadership and consulting services, as well as retail and private equity results generation and the responsible property investment sector.
Tamar is a partner at Bain & Company. She is the managing partner of the Boston office and sits on the firm’s global board. She joins Longevity as External Senior Advisor to the global management board. Her experience in private equity, retail, sales, marketing, consulting, and brand strategy spans several countries and more than 20 years. She is also a member of Bain’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council and founded the company’s Brand Positioning & Strategy group.
“Longevity Partners is uniquely qualified to help decarbonise the sector and achieve a net-zero carbon economy. I am thrilled to support its mission and help Longevity’s clients reach their climate goals,” says Tamar.
David Cropper joined the management board of Longevity Partners INC in September, the group’s fully owned subsidiary in the United States. David brings with him over 37 years of experience and leadership in real estate development, including project design, entitlement, construction, and finance.
Until 2021, David was the Director of Development at TMG Partners, where he was responsible for all development activities in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently on the board and has served as past Chair of NAIOP Silicon Valley. He is also active in the Urban Land Institute where he has served as a board member of both the San Francisco and Silicon Valley chapters and where currently serves on the Silicon Valley steering committee and as a member of the Residential Product Council. He is also the chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Sustainable Development Council.
He has also been the Chair and a former board member of Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco and a served as a Committee Member for Peninsula Health Care District, and San Mateo County Citizens for Traffic Relief.
“I am very excited to take on this position at a time where sustainability and climate change are increasingly critical topics to the viability of our businesses, our communities and our world. I come to this position after 25 years in real estate development and investment business in the San Francisco Bay Area. As with many firms in the Bay Area, the needs of Longevity Partners’ clients and stakeholders are changing rapidly. I am grateful to be on the board of such a young and dynamic firm to ensure that Longevity continues to have a positive impact on all stakeholders and society as a whole,” says David.
Etienne Cadestin, Founder and CEO of Longevity Partners said: “It’s a real honour to have Tamar and David join our global and US boards. Together, they bring more than 50 years of experience and leadership in consulting and responsible property investment. Their vision, knowledge, and leadership are exactly what we need as we expand our operations internationally and innovate our business models to become the leading independent global ESG advisory and investment firm to deliver the transition to a low carbon world and address the imminent climate and biodiversity crises.”
Longevity Partners, which was founded by Etienne Cadestin in 2015, has recently opened their ninth office in Tokyo, Japan in September 2022. As well as being recognised this year as Europe’s fastest growing ESG advisory firm by the Financial Times, Longevity Partners has also doubled its annual revenue and its positive impact for the seventh consecutive year in 2021.