We work with talented professionals in all areas of investment, distribution, risk and research as well as influential leaders in Corporate Governance to help push forward sustainable investment and corporate citizenship agendas. Acres pioneering work in responsible investment, sustainable finance, impact investing amd Corporate Governance recruitment has created the largest global recruitment network of its kind.

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The only specialist sustainable finance and ESG recruitment team

We’re the first and only recruitment consultancy with a team specializing in sustainable finance and environmental, social and corporate governance recruitment (ESG), with a long track record of successful delivery in banking and finance. We bring together expertise from across the investment community and the real economy, helping our clients further develop their capabilities and create future-fit businesses.

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Our unparalleled understanding of responsible investment helps us go beyond recruitment, offering a genuinely consultative, strategic service. Clients ranging from world-leading investment managers and banks, to forward-thinking insurance groups, corporate governance, pension funds and private equity firms, trust us to help them define, map and solve their sustainable investment challenges.

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Offering a full range
of services

We offer Strategy Consulting, to deliver strategic reviews of in-house capabilities alongside recommendations on how to recruit, retain and restructure. We also offer a Contract & Interim Recruitment service, providing rapid access to high-impact professionals, and a full Executive and Non-Executive Search function.

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Meet The Team

  • Andy Jones - Federated Hermes - Testimonial

    Ian's knowledge of both 'ESG' and the various sections of the finance industry makes him an effective facilitator of search and recruitment. I was surprised by how smooth, amicable and constructive he was able to make the process for all parties.

    Andy Jones, Regional Lead for European Engagement

    Federated Hermes
  • Stewardship Analyst - ESG - Anonymous Feefo Testimonial

    Helen and her team are amazing. They are thoughtful, thorough and very professional. They ensured that I was aware of any relevant opportunities. When it was time for interviews, they provided solid guidance for advance preparation and helped me feel very confident. As a result, I ended up landing the perfect job! Highly recommended Acre.

    Trusted Customer


Spotlight Content

  • How Can Successful Stewardship be Meaningfully Reported?

    ​​On 3 March, Helen Pradas-Page convened a roundtable centred around the new UK Stewardship Code 2020; which is key to how investment can bring about a more sustainable future to benefit the economy and wider society. The event was attended by leading figures from across the capital market ecosystem; our whitepaper summarising the discussion is available here.

    How Can Successful Stewardship be Meaningfully Reported?

Service Overview

Corporate Governance Recruitment Service Overview 

What we do:

We offer a unique proposition to our clients due to our unrivalled subject matter expertise and global networks, resulting from our explicit focus on the opportunity that sustainability & impact principles represent for investors globally to deliver greater value for themselves, their clients and society as a whole. 

We do this by:

  • Working with investors in public and private markets to augment their business models and human capital to create and then implement investment strategies that deliver a measurable increase in positive impact for every $ invested 

  • We’re the first and only recruitment consultancy with a team specializing in sustainable finance and environmental, social and corporate governance recruitment (ESG), with a long track record of successful delivery in banking and finance

  • Building and developing teams that use impact investing methodologies to directly deploy capital in the most effective way to support our clients stated purpose/mission

  • Working with investors to develop their research and analytics teams to review potential investments in a holistic context that creates an investment process that acknowledges ‘net positive’ impact status as a long-term driver of performance

  • Providing access to seed investors and strategic partners/advisers for start-up funds that have a clear positive environmental or social purpose

  • Dedicating time and resource to build capacity in the market, connecting pioneering individuals who have deep subject matter expertise and extensive commercial networks with organisations seeking to refine their strategy before entering this market

  • Hosting and attending events to further deepen our knowledge of this rapidly evolving market and convene panels of experts to catalyze innovation and further understanding amongst mainstream investors

Which ESG disciplines do Acre work in?

The ESG and Responsible Investment roles we recruit for are in disciplines such as:

Get in touch today to discuss our ESG recruitment and Responsible Investment recruitment service including our Executive Search offering.