Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 18599

Established in 2002, Bregal is a private equity investment firm with €12 billion of assets under management. Bregal has over 200 employees across offices in London, New York, Munich, Milan, Jersey, Luxembourg and Dallas.

Bregal Investments is seeking to hire a Sustainability & Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Associate/Senior Associate. The role will be full-time and based out of the London office.

The Role

Bregal's business-focused ESG programme, structure of the Bregal private equity platform, and client commitment to ESG, offers an opportunity to have a positive impact and realise concrete ESG improvements across a variety of businesses and industries.

This role will work actively across Bregal's ESG programmes, with a particular focus on Bregal's fund-of-funds team. The role will provide an exciting opportunity to drive ESG objectives through active engagement with the team and the portfolio of fund investments. This may include, amongst other things, working with existing general partners in the portfolio to enhance their ESG approach, advising the investment team about ESG considerations during the due diligence process of new investment opportunities and ensuring that BPEP clearly and effectively communicates its ESG approach with the wider market.


  • Advise on key ESG issues and risks during the due diligence phase of new investment opportunities, including providing ESG assessments for all new investments.

  • Close engagement with investment teams and general partners to ensure ESG implementation and value creation throughout the lifetime of the investment.

  • Conducting regular ESG reviews and engagement with general partners.

Desired Experience:

Whilst experience covering all of the below is not expected as a pre-requisite, demonstrable expertise in any or multiple of these areas is desired.

  • Deep understanding of the Private Equity industry, including PE equity investment/portfolio company management knowledge and experience, especially on the indirect investment side.

  • Experience in managing and executing operational ESG projects from an internal or consulting perspective.

  • Understanding of key ESG metrics including an ability to analyse and interpret trends and insights.

  • Sustainability reporting, ESG due diligence and developing measurement frameworks.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your sustainability and ESG career in a leading private equity firm with an ambitious and progressive ESG programme that rewards entrepreneurship alongside integrity. Apply directly today, or contact Hector Lobb at hector.lobb@acre.com for more information.