Head of Research (Carbon Markets)

Lucy Hoyle
Lucy Hoyle
Senior Consultant
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Our client is an impressive start-up and specialist data and advisory company focused on carbon markets, climate policy, and the energy transition. Due to their sustained growth plans, they require a Head of Research. We are looking for someone who is passionate about making an impact in sustainability and climate change through research and insight.

As Head of Research, you will oversee modelling, analysis, and report drafting across all areas of research in corporate climate commitments and the use of carbon credits. The successful candidate will be an experienced analyst and consultant, able to translate complex modelling into easily understood insight in power-point style reports and online research tools.

Your role will include structuring the modelling of large datasets in Python and Excel from four teams of analysts, creating new analysis and driving greater transparency and improved decision-making.

Key Skills & Experience

  • You will likely be from a management consulting or commercial research background.
  • Academically strong, possibly STEM or economics undergraduate.
  • Highly knowledgeable of climate / low carbon policy, economics and business strategy.
  • Experience of managing research teams.
  • The key ability to present insights effectively in graphical summaries.
  • Driven by strong interests in sustainability, technology, and innovation.
  • Excellent communication skills.

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