Head of Sustainable Investment Strategy

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£Competitive + Benefits


Posted 4 weeks ago

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Acre is proud to be working with one of the worlds largest wealth management groups on this newly created Head of Sustainable Investment Strategy role. The role reports directly into the CIO and will be focused on the development of their sustainable investment strategy. There will also be a significant client facing element to the role as it evolves.

Relevant candidates will have prior experience of working within ESG (Environmental, Social Governance) focused investment teams and ideally as a portfolio or fund manager.

Key Responsibilities as follows:

  • Build and lead a team to integrate Impact and ESG considerations into the group's investment philosophy, driving best practice and making it a cornerstone of the Investment Process
  • Act as a trusted advisor to head of the investment teams seeking to integrate and use Impact/ESG factors to generate financial performance and achieve impact outcomes
  • Drive incremental sales/AUM through, new product development, selection of leading product providers, creating thought leadership and branding, distribution strategy and direct client work.
  • Establish research and content agenda to communicate the group's perspective on sustainable investment topics and establish the firm as leading voice on the topic
  • Manage internal research working groups as well as external suppliers, including data providers, market research firms, creative/marketing agencies
  • Drive the roll out of UNPRI implementation plan and support all related investment teams to make required changes to their investment processes and capabilities
  • Represent and run briefing, training, and educations sessions for investment teams and wider colleagues on wider sustainability themes and specific product offerings
This is a unique opportunity to join one of the worlds largest wealth management groups, in the role of Head of Sustainable Investment Strategy. If you feel this could be a good next step for you, please get in touch.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Ian Povey +44 (0)207 400 5851

Job Ref. BBBH7310