Our environmental recruitment consultants, specialists in the environmental field, are trusted by leading corporates, NGOs, non-profits and consultancies to build impactful teams and drive cultural and environmental change. We look for purpose-driven, exceptional and talented individuals who can have an immediate impact on environmental agendas in executive-level roles.


Environmental Recruitment & Executive Search

Acre has a world-leading network of purpose-driven environmental professionals, placing more individuals into this space than any other search firm globally. Our early placements in technical environmental roles are now some of the most influential people in the industry. We invest time in our network before a search begins, ensuring our clients are presented with true innovators and leaders.

Speak to a member of our environmental recruitment team


Environmental Leadership Development

Finding the balance between a credible technical skillset and the capabilities to embed environmental sustainability at a senior level is challenging.

Acre’s environmental leadership development tool is based on a unique behavioural competency framework, benchmarked against industry leaders to support our clients to make better hiring decisions at a leadership level.

Find out more about our leadership development service


Environmental Contact & Interim Professionals

We curate a network of experienced environmental contract and interim professionals, specialising across climate resilience, biodiversity, net-zero and environmental management systems.

Whether you need to drive a specific project or cover an extended absence, Acre can help you to quickly engage the right environmental specialist on a fixed-term contract or interim basis.

Speak to a member of our environmental contract and interim team

Meet the Team


  • Anonymous - Balfour Beatty - Testimonial

    Excellent, intelligent, helpful recruiters, with a very thorough understanding of their job market and the skills of those looking for new positions.

    Environmental Manager

    Balfour Beatty
  • Carmen Navarro - Environmental Resources Management - Testimonial

    I loved the personalised service Acre provided, and having a third party I could go to with my questions and concerns. All in all, it was a great experience working with Helen, and I can't recommend Acre enough.

    Environmental Resources Management logo

    Carmen Navarro, Senior Environment & Social Officer

    Environmental Resources Management

Featured Content

  • A COVID-19 Market Analysis For Sustainability & Safety Professionals

    As recruitment and talent development specialists, we feel uniquely placed to provide insight into the direction that our core markets are taking as we work our way through this changing environment. The first instalment of our Rising Sun series will provide an informative platform to drive purpose-driven agendas forward and to support sustainability and EHS professionals to acclimatise.

    A COVID-19 Market Analysis For Sustainability & Safety Professionals

Environmental Recruitment Service

About Our Environmental Recruitment Service

Acre has been operating in the environmental sustainability space since 2003, but it’s been in the last few years that we have seen the remit elevated to executive level and become a key topic in the boardroom.

Issues such as carbon footprinting have evolved into the TCFD, and environmental professionals are now influencing c-suite and investors around the sustainability credentials of their businesses, ultimately influencing long term capital.

How does our environmental recruitment service work?

We work in partnership with our clients to ensure that, even before a recruitment process begins, we have consulted on what ‘best practice’ within environmental leadership looks like. This means that your hire is exciting enough to attract the industry movers and shakers and that the business has the appropriate infrastructure needed for them to drive impact.

Does Acre offer executive search in the environmental sector?

Our Executive Search offering is trusted by world-leading organisations. Acre has worked on environmental roles with the FTSE 100 and 250 as well as innovative start-ups and not for profits. We have a successful track-record of businesses build out teams ahead of IPO and have placed many leaders within global industry associations and Multi-Stakeholders.

What types of roles can Acre work on in the environmental sector?

We offer environmental recruitment services within a variety of disciplines including:

-     Climate Resilience

-     Biodiversity and Natural Capital

-     Circular Economy

-     Net Zero and Net Positive

-     Environmental Management Systems (EMS)


-     Waste/Water

Can Acre find contract or interim environmental professionals?

We work on permanent recruitment assignments as well as contract and interim assignments. We can also support our clients with consultancy assignments through our extensive network of leading environmental freelancers.

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