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Director of Climate Risk - London

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Director Climate Risk - London

Working in Climate Risk and the wider sustainability sector, you will be tasked to build and develop a range of climate risk service lines to support the corporate and financial sectors, thus creating sustainable revenue streams to support the growth of the Climate Risk strategies business.

While working on the larger climate change topic, your work will focus on climate risk and decarbonisation strategies as well as sustainability value chain. You will be responsible for growing your team by developing a strategic external hiring policy to boost this division's capabilities and skill set in line with the demand for the businesses service offering.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to the successful candidate, both in terms of professional opportunity and potential for real-world impact, while working for a well known financial services advisory organisation already engaged with a high profile client base.

As Director of Climate Risk, you will lead the business to aid clients across the corporate and financial services sector respond to the challenges caused by climate change. Amongst other duties, you will help clients to identify and quantify climate risks and opportunities they face and to meet the increasingly complex regulatory, investor and stakeholder demands; study and assess the range of mitigation and adaptation plans available to address climate risks (this will include the adoption of net zero policies and transition planning); positioning business to take advantage of the opportunity from climate change; implement strategies; and embed targets and governance into financial reporting frameworks such as the TFCD.

Ideally you will have a strong consultative climate risk background working for a multinational specialist advisory firm.

In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive a salary of circa £180,000 based on skill set and experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package.

For an informal chat about this role please contact Spencer via email at

All applications will be reviewed and appraised as soon as they are received.

About us

Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that combat and build an understanding of climate change, and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all.

Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

Let's help build a better world, together.

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