Elena Daniel is Vice President of ESG & Corporate Affairs for CenterPoint Properties. She is responsible for overseeing corporate affairs and environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. In her role, Elena administers the corporate Responsible Contractor Program (RCP) and advises on union and labor participation in development projects. She also heads CenterPoint’s energy optimization and green initiatives. With over 19 years in the development, construction, investment and asset management industry, Elena has also held leadership positions with Lendlease and Cushman & Wakefield. Elena received her MBA from Roosevelt University and a bachelor’s degree in marketing at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, and has completed executive education with INSEAD – World School of Business Executive Leadership Program and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. As an active member of the business community, Elena also serves as Board of Directors for the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce and Roosevelt University – Heller School of Management Alumni Board and is a member of the American Marketing Association, United States Green Building Council, Illinois Green Alliance and Urban Land Institute Greenprint Center for Building Performance.