We are looking for an experienced and passionate leader that will contribute to the growth of Sustainalytics’ market positioning as a leading provider of second-party opinions for sustainable bond frameworks. Based out of Amsterdam, the candidate will oversee our second-party opinions team servicing our growing APAC client base. The role will entail a broad regional focus on the Asia-Pacific market, including but not limited to China, Japan, Singapore and Korea, collaborating with underwriters and issuer clients (namely, corporations, development banks, sovereigns and municipalities).
This position is part of our global SFS leadership team, reporting to the Executive Director, Sustainable Finance Solutions, located in Toronto, Canada. In an innovative and fast-growing market, we are seeking a seasoned professional who brings a wealth of organizational, leadership and sustainable finance expertise to the second-party opinions team. The ideal candidate should have a strong leadership profile, a commercial and client-centric approach, experience in APAC markets, and thrive in a dynamic work environment.
Key responsibilities include managing a team of project managers and associates that executes and delivers credible and timely second-party opinions in line with evolving market expectations, engaging with issuers and underwriters on an ongoing basis. The candidate will be responsible for the team’s delivery of high-quality and timely opinions to clients and will represent us in the market externally to expand our leadership profile. The ability to communicate clearly at all levels, form strong relationships with stakeholders and proactively identify and manage risks is also essential in this role.