Associate Director Sustainable Finance and ESG Policy

London Permanent £80,000 - £100,000 per year
  • Associate Director Sustainable Finance and ESG Policy with a global consultancy
  • sustainable finance, ESG, Climate change, sustainability

About Our Client

Global Advisory Firm

Job Description

I am recruiting for an Associate Director Sustainable Finance & ESG policy for a global consultancy in London: You will:

  • Provide expert, strategic, actionable advice and thought leadership to clients on the risks and opportunities arising from policy, regulation and politics.
  • Tailor advice to clients ranging from the C-suite to public policy teams across all sectors.
  • Ensure the successful delivery of client work that will include policy analysis, guidance on political brand strategies, the development of cutting edge thought leadership and innovative approaches to public policy engagement.
  • Support to wider practices including financial services, private market strategic advisory mandates, tech media and telecoms and regional offices on climate and sustainability issues. This will include policy and regulatory due diligence, preparing presentations and tracking market developments.
  • Lead business development campaigns and pitch processes.
  • Manage and support to build the climate and sustainability practice including the management of junior colleagues, providing support to a talented team in this practice area across our global offices.
  • Play a key leadership role in the management, strategic direction and growth of the international climate and sustainability practice.
  • Build and maintain partnerships and relationships with a wider network of businesses, policymakers, trade bodies and other stakeholders at senior levels.

The Successful Applicant

You will have:

  • Have knowledge and expertise in providing strategic and evidence-based advice on sustainable finance, ESG and corporate governance policy.
  • At least 8 years of experience either obtained in a similarly rigorous business advisory/consultancy environment; or working in a financial services firm or a buy or sell-side institution working on analysis and research on ESG and sustainable finance matters.
  • A keen interest in the sustainability agenda, financial services, politics and policymaking. Who can advise on the reputational drivers of policymaking, delving into the detail and building their own network of experts they can call on for insight.
  • A proven project management and organisation skills. Someone who can handle concurrent tasks effectively, manage short- and long-term assignments and lead independent projects.
  • We are looking for people who write and speak with precision and flair; if you enjoy problem solving, editing and restructuring writing, you might be the right fit for us. We also value people who work well with data, who can turn a complex spreadsheet into a visual that aids understanding.

What's on Offer

£80,000 - £100,000 plus bones and excellent benefits

Kas Rothwell
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Job summary

Policy, Economics & Regulatory Affairs
Policy, Economics & Regulatory Affairs Subsector
Professional Services & Consultancy
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