Head of ESG & Sustainable Investment, Asia Pacific, Hong Kong
Posted 8 months ago
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A global investment business has retained Acre to appoint a Head of ESG & Sustainable Investment, to lead the Asia and Pacific region. This is a newly created position based out of the Hong Kong office.
The successful individual will predominantly lead on the development of new sustainable investment and ESG products and regional strategy, for our client's fast growing and strategically important, APAC business. This is a key senior, and highly visible, remit in the global investment team.
The externally facing aspects of the appointment involves extensive client engagement to support the development of commercially viable products and ESG research, alongside speaking at conferences and, taking part in industry platforms. Participation in sustainable development public policy development in the Asia Pacific region, and across regions, will also help inform innovation.
Experience and competencies sought
A strong commercial track record
Experience of contributing to sustainable investment strategy, product design and development or asset allocation
Deep understanding of sustainability megatrends, ESG data in investments and across asset classes
MBA, MSc or CFA and a top-grade degree, or equivalent
The ability to influence and build relationships with credibility and flair
This is a unique opportunity to play a significant role in the creation of pioneering ESG and sustainable investment products in the APAC region, benefiting from the support of internal infrastructure set up to facilitate this.
It is possible for our client to support relocation for this opportunity to Hong Kong, with visa sponsorship.
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