Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 19395

Acre is working with a progressive global asset manager in searching for a Climate Finance Data Modelling Lead.

This is a senior role within the sustainability research team and can be based in either London or Geneva. This hire will be tasked with leading a team of quants and developers to use data to produce forward-looking climate metrics across portfolios and portfolio companies to inform investment decision-making and create new strategies & products.

This role will be instrumental in further enhancing the overall mathematical modelling capabilities of the team so that they can provide transparent, science-based climate transition solutions to investment teams working on both transition and impact strategies.


  • Synthesising investment challenges to technical specialists and then delivering data-driven insights & analytical solutions to a wide range of investment teams

  • The ability to lead a small team of quantitative analysts around thematic data in efforts to produce metrics that can be used to make investment decisions

  • Need to be able to think conceptually around the design of ESG metrics

  • Develop and improve the emissions modelling and estimation methodologies

  • Lead the evolution of climate data models that integrate other datasets such as the financial risk/return data

  • Development of AI/ML/NLP modules focused on climate and biodiversity scenario modelling


  • Experience working with large sets of data, ideally ESG related

  • Demonstrable experience managing and leading a team

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Mathematics, Financial Modelling or relevant field, strong knowledge of statistical analysis

  • Strong knowledge of AI / NLP techniques and models

  • Strong data modelling experience or knowledge

  • Experience applying data to an environmental, real-world context

If you are interested in joining an asset manager that takes an enviable approach to sustainability and you have an existing background across quantitative research, this is a great opportunity to sit within a leading thematic research team.

If the above interests you, please reach out to Taylor Burgess at taylor.burgess@acre.com.