Associate Director, Corporate Stewardship, Asia




Posted 1 month ago

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This is a key position for one of the world's leading investment management groups. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of the investment team's company engagement strategy for investee companies in Asia and global emerging markets

We are looking for an experienced sustainability professional with strong knowledge on ESG issues and how they can be managed from an investor's perspective.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and delivery of engagement strategy across allocated countries or regions as well as globally across a number of relevant environmental, social and governance themes

  • Lead corporate engagement through the development of a regular dialogue and meetings at Board and Executive Committee level at allocated companies

  • Developing and maintaining a considerable internal and external profile, being responsible for representing the business at conferences and events as well as helping to build best practices in stewardship across the firm.

Experience sought:

  • Strong knowledge on ESG issues and how they can be managed within a stewardship context.

  • Overseas cultural experience in Asia, especially South East Asia (secondment and/or posting in the relevant markets, not only business travels) and/or fluency in one of the Asian languages such as Mandarin Chinese or Korean is essential

The job holder will focus a significant proportion of time on stewardship activities in South East Asia, hence the capacity to travel regularly to these areas from London is required.

There can be a degree of flexibility for an exceptional candidate so please do get in touch if you would like to have a confidential discussion to learn about the role in more detail.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Ian Povey-Hall 0207 400 5851

Job Ref. BBBH9149