Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive Salary + Bonus
Reference 17870

We are currently supporting an innovative emerging markets private credit investor to launch a new strategy centred around decarbonisation in global emerging markets. The fund will be backing SMEs across Asia, Africa and Latin America in the renewable energy, electric vehicle (EV), energy efficiency, food and agriculture, mobility and logistics sectors. Working directly with the board, this individual will be responsible for developing and subsequently leading, a team of investment professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • Refine and develop the funds' investment strategy, deciding upon which geographies and sectors to prioritise.

  • Oversee and manage the funds' investment process from start to finish.

  • Lead and grow a team of investment professionals.

  • Manage the funds' risk and ensure commercial rate returns are delivered for the funds' LP based.

  • Support the firm's leadership with current and future fundraising efforts.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience and track record as a leader in emerging markets credit investment.

  • Deep understanding and track record of investing in private credit investments into climate orientated SMEs.

  • Experience leading and managing a team of investment professionals.

  • Responsibility for investment decision-making at a senior level.

  • Familiarity and network within the global development finance institution space.

This is a great opportunity to join a firm committed to delivering positive impact across emerging markets whilst delivering commercial rate returns within a highly capable and committed team. Please apply directly today if you have the necessary experience and could be interested in this opportunity.

George is a specialist headhunter in the Impact Investment sector and is working on several other mandates with clients on confidential basis so please reach out at george.roberts@acre.com for a broader conversation on the market and other opportunities if this role isn't quite right for you.