Senior Associate ESG Analyst




Posted 10 months ago

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Acre proud to partner with BMO Global Asset Manager (GAM) to recruit a Senior Associate Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Analyst to join the London based team.

BMO GAM is a leading asset management company with c. £189.2 billion in AUM (as at 30 June 2017). In May 2014, they acquired F&C Asset Management, which has become the European hub of the global business.

This hire is part of the organisation's ambitious commitment to sustainable investment. With growth of both institutional and wholesale clients, this is an opportunity to join the highly regarded responsible investment team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Engaging with companies within an allocated sector(s) on critical ESG topics, at Board level
  • Responsibility for conducting analysis of ESG risks and opportunities within an allocated sector(s) and developing an engagement programme
  • Proxy voting for an allocated region (preference for Asia coverage)
  • Producing high-quality write-ups including analysis of individual company meetings, ESG thematic research and thought leadership
  • Working collaboratively with the investment teams, providing input on ESG related issues into their investment research processes
  • Presenting analysis and providing guidance on the ESG risks and opportunities that impact their investments to clients
  • Representing and promoting the Responsible Investment team/BMO GAM in the wider ESG marketplace

Experience sought:

  • 5 years+ experience in responsible investment
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Fluent Cantonese or Mandarin language skills
  • Any relevant industry qualifications such as the CFA level 1 or IMC


  • Any experience of working in Asia with companies on ESG topics such as supply chain management, labour standards, climate change and anit-bribery and corruption
Applications are welcome individuals who feel confident they could apply their experience to make a success of this ESG Analyst appointment.

Closing date: 7th December 2018


Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Helen Pradas-Page 020 7400 5578

Job Ref. BBBH7850