Following the successful launch of its first fund in February 2021, an impact focused-private equity house is looking to build out an Advisory Council ahead of its next product launch.
The climate focused fund-of funds product seeks to decarbonise the hardest to decarbonise areas of the economy and ahead of launch seeks guidance of the Advisory Council to provide input on specific aspects of the fund's investment strategy in climate transition, and last through the life of the fund. It will be a non-governing body.
Investors, subject matter experts (individuals or organisations) and/or operators with experience in building and exiting businesses are all encouraged to get in touch if they have expertise in one or more of the following sectors:
Electric vehicles, batteries and related services
Heavy industry - steel, iron, cement production
Real estate clean-tech, sustainable materials (eg. cement)
Waste recycling, bio-plastics
Agriculture, food production and logistics, land use
Carbon offsets, carbon removal
Assessing feasibility of manager strategy to achieve impact outcomes
Assessing commercialisation cycle of technologies
Knowledge of industry and investor sentiment for a particular theme/technology
Provide thought leadership and strategic guidance for the overall strategy from launch through the investment period, identify potential opportunities for collaboration, and help establish the business' positioning within climate transition investment.
Provide perspectives on underlying fund manager strategies, teams, and investments, grounded in technical expertise in specific focus sectors from our investment strategy. This may include assessments of the commercial and impact prospects of the underlying technology and pipeline targets, facilitating industry connections and investment opportunities for consideration.
Build relationships and collaborations with a range of partners, including industry and public policy organisations, governmental bodies and policy-oriented financing institutions, scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors.
Pre-formation, ad hoc consultation
Post-fund launch, in addition to ad hoc consultation, there may be collective virtual or in-person meetings 1-2 times a year
Represent the business' position when speaking publicly
Communicate with key stakeholders when appropriate to do so
1 year term with an option to extend
Compensation TBD, based on comparables
This is an opportunity for someone who seeks to be part of the growth story of a dynamic and creative organisation taking an innovative approach to utilise create social impact and facilitate the climate transition at scale. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.