Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive Salary + Bonus
Reference 21368

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 provide debt to SMEs that are actively decarbonising or making their operations more resilient or producing products and services that decarbonise or make their markets more resilient. Working directly with the leadership of the fund, this individual will be responsible for leading transactions for the fund across sectors and geographies. Our client has team members in London, Nairobi, Singapore, Madrid, Amsterdam, and California. Ideally, this role will be based in London or Amsterdam, but there is flexibility around this.


  • Originate transactions across the fund's core geographies (South & South East Asia, Africa and Latin America)

  • Lead due diligence on transactions across the fund's core sectors/themes (energy, mobility, agriculture, water and waste)

  • Lead structuring with the support of the legal team and law firms

  • Lead legal negotiation and closing of transactions

  • Provide first line of defence on risk management


  • 5+ years in impact investment with a focus on sustainable finance in emerging markets

  • 10+ years in private debt and or project finance

  • Deal track record in India, South East Asia or Latin America

  • A deep understanding of and experience leading transactions in sustainable agriculture

  • Strong passion for decarbonisation with a track record of excellence in monitoring carbon reductions and monetising them

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 reach out to George Roberts at george.roberts@acre.com 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 a confidential basis, so please reach out for a broader conversation on the market and other opportunities if this role isn't quite right for you.