The Propcast: Season 3, Episode 2
Title: Built Environment Through Innovation and Solutions
Summary: In this episode The Propcast talks to Brad Dockser and Jake Dockser of GreenGeneration about the built environment and innovations and solutions.
The Propcast by Louisa Dickins, Co-Founder of LMRE the leading Global PropTech recruiter brought to you in partnership with UK PropTech Association, The UK PropTech Association is a membership organisation to drive the digital transformation of the property industry. This show will focus on connecting the Proptechs, real estate funds and VC’s globally…and get everyone talking about innovation of the build to rent environment.
About Our Host
Louisa started her career in property working at a well-known estate agency in London. Realising her people skills, she moved over to Lloyd May to pursue a career in recruitment. She now is a Director at LMRE, who are a specialist recruitment firm driven by PropTech and recruitment professionals, and Louisa oversees their 5 core areas. Louisa co-founded LMRE and provides a constructive recruitment platform to the new disruptors in real estate. Louisa is also on the board of Directors at UK PropTech Association (UKPA).
LMRE believe there is a better way to recruit. LMRE focus on a more comprehensive, client led focus delivering exceptional talent to the right place at the right time. They are passionate about the industry and passionate about people's careers. LMRE spend time with each client to become and an extension of the business, and their transparency and core values help them grow with the sector. LMRE simplify recruitment and innovate with our clients and evolve the people driven, PropTech community.
About Our Guest
Bradford H. Dockser is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Green Generation, which engineers and implements comprehensive integrated energy efficiency solutions that lower operating costs while improving sustainability on behalf of a diverse set of clients worldwide. Founded in 2011, GreenGen transforms the world's built environment through innovation and solutions by integrating energy, real estate, technology, and capital markets to Operate in the Green. GreenGen helps its clients use energy as a driver of value across all asset types in North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. GreenGen’s turnkey approach to energy efficiency is implemented by a team that includes electrical, lighting, mechanical, and environmental engineers, PhDs, tradesmen, as well as real estate and finance experts.
Jake Dockser is Vice President, Ventures at GreenGen where he is primarily responsible for identifying and investing in property-related technologies that lower operating costs in the built environment. Prior to GreenGen, Jake spent over two years working in the administration of President Barack Obama as the Special Assistant for International Trade and Investment under Secretary Penny Pritzker and Under Secretary Stefan Selig at the Department of Commerce. Jake was involved in achieving President Obama’s robust trade agenda, including two major negotiations (TPP and US-EU Privacy Shield). Responsible for attracting foreign direct investment into the US and helping US businesses operate internationally, Jake traveled to more than 25 countries, including extensive travel to China. His expertise in identifying key actors in foreign markets has been invaluable to GreenGen's operations
LMRE website www.lmre.co.uk
UKPA website www.ukpa.com
GreenGeneration website www.greengen.com
Insights From This Episode
We are finding demand for those who understand the financial side of climate change and the financial side of upgrading ass