WASHINGTON — Diane Hoskins, co-CEO of Gensler, has been appointed as the new global chair of the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Hoskins, of Washington, D.C., will succeed Peter Ballon, who served as global chair since 2021. Hoskins’s term will begin in July and she will serve as the global chair for the next two years.
“The Urban Land Institute represents the finest thought leadership and best practice in the real estate industry, and I am honoured to serve as the next global chair,” said Hoskins in a statement. “As members of ULI, we know that we are stronger together, and it is with this strength that we will pursue and achieve our vision of a strong real estate sector, decarbonizing the built environment, attainable housing, and growing a talent pipeline of diverse, bright young minds.”
“Peter has played an invaluable role in articulating ULI’s mission priorities and steering the organization at a time of immense volatility and economic uncertainty,” added Ron Pressman, ULI global CEO. “I want to thank Peter for his contributions in helping us build a truly global organization, and I am delighted to have Diane lead this new chapter of ULI’s growth trajectory.”