Principal Consultant

Job Type: Permanent
Industry: ESG and Sustainability
Reference: 34745
Job Published: May 06, 2024

Principal Consultant - Sustainable Finance 

- ESG advisory firm

- Due Diligence, Value Creation

- Key sustainable Finance services


A World’s largest dedicated ESG advisory firm, working in support of clients across sectors and markets, globally.

They are seeking an experienced and well-connected Principal Consultant to join the Merger & Acquisition team in Hong Kong with a focus on private sector financial institutions (PSFIs). This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business in a senior role,  best practices and learning opportunities. This role also offers a potential ‘pathway to partnership’.




Key Sustainable Finance service areas that you would help build and deliver would include:


  • Environmental & Social Due Diligence, with emphasis on value creation opportunities.
  • Green/Social/Sustainability-Linked financial product frameworks and SPOs.
  • International standard environmental & social due diligence, e.g., ref. EP4, IFC PS, ADB ESS.
  • PSFI and portfolio company ESG strategy advisory including materiality assessment, science-based and Net Zero GHG targets, and roadmap development and implementation.
  • Reporting services including inter alia UN PRI and EU SFDR.

Familiarity with emerging Natural Capital services for PSFIs would be a bonus.

You will be expected to project manage a team of consultants.



  • Minimum 12 years’ business development and execution experience in the above-mentioned services.
  • Master's degree in a relevant science, engineering or business discipline preferred
  • Experience in people and project management.
  • Strong communication skills in written / spoken English and Cantonese and/or Mandarin.
  • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision