Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 16436

Laudes Foundation is a new, independent foundation joining the movement that is responding to the dual crises of climate change and inequality by supporting brave, innovative efforts that inspire and challenge industry to harness its power for good.

Laudes Foundation provides our partners with philanthropic capital, expertise and connections. Laudes work collectively with and through, specific industries to help catalyse systems change. At the same time, they influence those working in the global financial system to redirect the flow of capital to ensure investment encourages good business practices. My client works with businesses, shareholders, investors, workers and producers to create a new definition of value beyond shareholder value alone. This means rallying thought leaders and academics to make that definition credible; supporting civil society to make it plausible; mobilising media and movement-builders to make it desirable; influencing policymakers to make it effective; engaging financiers to make it feasible; and empowering citizens to make it beneficial.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategy - Support both the Head and Director of Finance and Capital Market Transformation with implementing the programme's strategy, building a strong pipeline of grantees and ensuring alignment with the foundation's vision, mission and priorities.

Delivery - Support the delivery of the programme strategy by contributing to the definition of clear roles and objectives

Partner Development and Management. Support the development of a robust pipeline of partnerships to innovate, test and implement interventions that address climate change and inequality, including building relationships with key stakeholders from the public and private sector

Ambassadorship. Act as an ambassador and technical expert in relevant fora and governance bodies to build the credibility and leadership of the foundation

Research. Identify gaps in the uptake of scenarios, methodologies, science based targets and campaigns that align with finance and capital market achievement of a just transition to net zero.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience working as a practitioner within a financial institution or regulator.

  • Able to articulate an understanding of the role of financial institutions in combatting climate change and inequality.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written in English.

  • Skilled at building an maintaining relationships at every level.

  • Adept at building and maintaining networks and collaboration.

If you are interested in hearing more about this position, please email your cv to Andrew Mullins (andrew.mullins@acre.com)