Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + Benefits
Reference BBBH11105_1595336548

Acre are excited to partner with an industry leading sustainability consultancy, that focus on the global transition toward a sustainable economy, to hire a new Sustainability Director to lead their financial services offering. You drive international growth with investors, banks and insurance businesses whilst leading and developing the internal team.


Role Function:


  • Driving international growth across the Financial Services sector, increasing sales year on year

  • Supporting development of key products, such as TCFD and Portfolio Carbon Footprinting

  • Engaging with a wide range of stakeholders both internally and externally

  • Developing and innovating new products to maintain the organisations industry leading position

  • Programme management of complex projects with a focus on quality and timeliness of delivery

Reporting into the CEO, this is a highly impactful opportunity that will paly a crucial part in aligning the financial services sector to the 1.5 degree Paris agreement target in line with the sustainable development goals (SDGs).

To be considered for this role you must have:


  • A wealth of financial services experience

  • A natural leader with experience of developing high value service offerings and internal teams

  • Demonstrable success in developing business and building successful relationships with key clients at C-suit level

  • Exceptional knowledge of future development and trends in Financial Services sector

  • The ability to effectively communicate with and influence external stakeholders and senior business leaders

If you have the experience and desire to drive the global sustainability agenda forward in the financial services sector and join an industry leading organisation, please click the link to apply and discuss the role in more detail.

Diversity drives innovation and accelerates businesses and enterprises towards their missions. As such we are wholly committed to partnering with clients and candidates alike to foster a more inclusive, sustainable future for generations to come.

Acre is committed to increasing diversity and maintaining a progressive and inclusive workplace, both for ourselves and for the organisations we support. It is important to us that we offer equal opportunities in the recruitment  processes that we run. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability.

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