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Frank Hovorka, MRICS
Member of RICS and Head of Real Estate Sustainability Policy, Caisse des Depots, France
In 2005, Frank Hovorka achieved the first office building certified as a ‘green building’ by Certivea (the French green building council).
Frank Hovorka started his career in 1990 in the construction industry. In 2000, he started to work for EMGP as an operational manager.
Frank joined the International Real Estate department of Icade (real estate integrated developer) in 2007, as Head of Development for Commercial Buildings, working especially in Germany. In Munich, he completed an office building of 20,000 sq m that was awarded a gold certification by DGNB (the German green building council).
Frank also contributes to research projects on net zero energy buildings and on financial indicators of buildings’ ‘green value’ (RICS UNEP FI, IISBE and REHVA). Since September 2010, Frank has worked for the French group Caisse des Depots, where he’s in charge of real estate sustainability policy development at the headquarters’ strategy department.