Head of ESG

Permanent

Bonus + benefits

London

Posted 3 weeks ago

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An innovative boutique global asset manager has retained Acre to appoint their first Head of ESG as an integral part of the investment team, based in the London office. This is an opportunity to build on and evolve their existing commitment to ESG, as all mandates are actively managed, fundamentally driven with a long-standing process of frequent company engagement.

With a strong investing presence in both emerging and developed markets, and a mix of global institutional and high net worth individuals as clients, this is a varied remit with opportunity to also contribute to new ESG / sustainable investment products.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading on creating a new ESG integration strategy
  • Working closely with each of the investment teams in crafting their specific ESG requirements
  • To help guide Analysts and Fund Managers on the most material issues/failings of specific companies that are being considered for investment
  • Company engagement and improve the capturing and measurement of stewardship
  • Further developing the firm's understanding of policy issues and to create a new policy framework, relating to investing in the sustainable economy
  • Contributing to client meetings and product development

Sought:

  • ESG experience gained in an investment management business
  • Understanding of sustainability mega trends and the use of ESG data in investment analysis
  • Strong communication skills, the ability to influence and build relationships

Our client offers an entrepreneurial and collaborative working culture with scope for this Head of ESG remit to grow and evolve with the growth of the business.




Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Ceri Kenyon +44 (0)20 3854 1315

Job Ref. BBBH8956