Natalie Teear is Senior Vice President, Innovation, Sustainability and Social Impact of Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE: HPP), a Los Angeles-based real estate investment trust focused on owning, operating and developing office and studio properties along the West Coast. Teear is responsible for advancing Hudson Pacific’s proptech intiatives and Better Blueprint™ corporate responsibility platform, which amplifies the company’s vision to create sustainable, healthy and equitable communities.
Since Teear joined Hudson Pacific in 2019, the company has achieved numerous proptech and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) milestones, including but not limited to: rolling out a tenant app at all multi-tenant properties, achieving 100% carbon neutrality in all operations, securing Fitwel Viral Response certification, boosting LEED and ENERGY STAR certifications to 80% and 71% (respectively) of the in-service office portfolio, launching a companywide diversity, equity and inclusion program, and pledging $20M for innovative homelessness solutions across its markets.
Prior to Hudson Pacific, Teear was a leader in PwC’s Sustainability Services team, where she counseled businesses on strategies for sustainable growth, which included addressing environmental and social issues related to climate change, housing insecurity and homelessness, hunger and malnutrition, water scarcity, deforestation and human rights. Prior to PwC, Teear was an environmental consultant with URS Corporation (now AECOM), focused on large water infrastructure projects in the West Coast and Pacific territories.
Teear serves on the Executive Committee for the Los Angeles Sustainability Executives Roundtable and on the boards of Westside Urban Forum and Hollywood4WRD. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events around the country. Teear earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Dartmouth College and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from Yale University.