Joining First Capital in 2017, Melissa leads and oversees our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategy and initiatives. Melissa has over 15 years of experience in implementing a range of sustainability programs in the commercial real estate, retail, and non-profit sectors. Prior to FCR, Melissa gained experience in her roles at Bentall Green Oak, Sears Canada, and the World Green Building Council. Melissa is active in several industry associations including the Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC), Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), and REALpac. Melissa received her Bachelor of Environmental Studies from York University. Outside of work, she enjoys live music, spending time outdoors, and seeking out adventures with her two children.