Savills adds to social value team in drive to become industry leader

Olivia Sutcliffe
Olivia Sutcliffe

Savills has appointed Olivia Sutcliffe as an associate in its social value team, cementing the firm’s commitment to expanding its Savills Earth services.

Sutcliffe, founder and chair of the Young Professionals in Social Value networking group, used to be the responsible procurement manager for the Greater London Authority and a senior social value adviser at the Social Value Portal. 

At Savills Earth, Sutcliffe will concentrate on assisting clients in maximising the social value of their projects and programmes. Her role includes developing innovative strategies for impactful community engagement, to establish Savills as industry leader in the social value field.

“My mission is to make a difference in communities and drive the social value agenda,”said Sutcliffe.

“Joining Savills enables me to continue pushing the boundaries of what social value can achieve for residents and communities, delivering greater impact.”

Savills’ social value services were launched a year ago. Since then, “the industry’s growing demand has been evident. Sutcliffe’s expertise will significantly contribute to our continued success in delivering impactful social value strategies that exceed client and community expectations,” said Wesley Ankrah, a Savills Earth director.