Diversity and Inclusion Web Series- Part 4: How Recruiting is Done

Date(s) - 11/10/2021
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Listen in and participate in discussion on challenges and solutions in building and maintaining a diverse work force. Speakers from industry will share their experiences and offer a fresh perspective. Please join us for this important discussion to finish off the series for 2021.


Katy Scott

Katy Scott has 20 years of experience in facilities management, engineering, and compliance in biotech and chemicals manufacturing industries. She currently leads Facilities, Site Services, and EHS for three Roche Diagnostics locations. Katy is passionate about accelerating employee development and growing high-performing teams. A lifelong learner, she is pursuing a Master’s degree in Information and Data Science at UC Berkeley. Katy spends her time outside of work and school with her husband, two teen-aged sons, and two dogs.

Jagdish Ruprell

Jagdish “Jag” Ruprell is a performance-driven leader accomplished in directing and implementing programs and initiatives to drive transformation and quality improvements for world class real estate organizations.

He has over 25 years of international experience skillfully guiding top performing teams and leveraging resources to optimize service operations. He is particularly experienced at working with technology companies.

He currently serves as the Global Alliance Director with a leading technology account, managing a team of 80 CRE professionals including the FM, project management and advisory and transaction service lines.

The 2.4 Million square feet portfolio global portfolio he oversees spans 44 countries.

Through his diverse team he ensures consistent, high-quality service delivery to multiple business stakeholder. He facilitates the integration of the client’s real estate strategy with day to day operations, promotes best practices, identifies savings and innovation opportunities, and process improvement on an ongoing basis. He actively mentors his team to deliver on contractual SLA’s and KPI’s tactically, while strategically aligning with client goals.

Jag utilizes his background and knowledge of CBRE’s platform and processes to offer best-in-class solutions to his client. He has a track record of effectively managing people and drive superior outcomes for his clients.

In previous roles, Jag served as the Facilities leader for a global technology leader managing FM services for a complex portfolio of 7.2 Million sft spread over the Bay Area.

He has also served as a regional lead for world class financial services organization, where he led a team of 50 professionals providing facilities management services to over 400 office and retail locations – a widely distributed portfolio of 3.5 million square feet.

In his previous career, he launched and grew the facilities management business of Compass group in India and subsequently grew his FM career with them in Canada, working with several high tech companies, managing office and retail portfolios.


Experience and Education

  • BOMA – Facilities Management Administrator and Real Property Administrator.
  • CoreNet Global – Master of Corporate Real Estate and Senior Leader of Corporate Real Estate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University Of Madras




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