Location London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference BBBH13790_1625644884

This is a key hire for a global investment management group seeking an experienced Research Analyst who can directly contribute to the growth of their specialist responsible investment boutique via the development and delivery of superior and actionable sustainability insights for investment teams, firmly connected to both impact and financial value. This role will also lead on all company engagement activities across the EMEA region.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify and lead collaborative research projects on material sustainability themes

  • Undertake and peer review stock analysis focused on sustainability investment insights and assessment of real world impact

  • Actively contribute subject matter expertise, understanding of emerging sustainability trends and best practice in support of investment teams, the group's responsible investment strategy, client relationships and corporate practice more generally

  • Engage with investee companies, both independently and in conjunction with investment teams

  • Present research findings and outcomes of engagement to clients, prospects and other audiences

  • Present at conferences, events and client events on responsible investing, investment markets and portfolio construction

Experiences sought:

  • Excellent understanding of ESG, sustainable, responsible and impact investment (and the differentiation of types of responsible investment), relevant frameworks, legislation and taxonomies

  • Curious and pro-active, with an ability to adapt, learn, problem solve and seek out and welcome alternative views

  • Pro-active with a continuous improvement mindset and entrepreneurial, with a desire to help build a differentiated, innovative business

  • Flexibility, willingness and ability to work across global time zones and travel (as required)

  • This is a unique role to join a growing fund which is a leader in the impact investing field, demonstrating that competitive financial returns can be achieved through investing in companies that drive impactful outcomes as a function of the profitability of their core business model

If you feel you have the experience required and are passionate about sustainable/impact investing and the material value that it can create for clients, please get in touch today with Gemma Finegold via gemma.finegold@acre.com.