Expert Associate Director - Climate Finance (Climate & Sustainability)


Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore


Asia Pacific


Strategy, Sustainability


Climate & Sustainability

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

Practice Area Profile

Climate change is not a future threat—it’s an immediate one. BCG’s Climate & Sustainability practice (C&S) partners with businesses and governments to help them transform commitments into action and build a decarbonized, more sustainable world, driving technological and economic transformations to realize sustainable competitive advantage.
As part of our commitment to protecting the planet and helping clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, BCG is deepening and broadening its focus. C&S brings together more than 550 experts covering the full range of sustainability topics, including biodiversity, circular economy, decarbonization, sustainable agriculture, transition financing, water management, and other ESG topics—across all sectors—to support our clients around the world.

What You'll Do

As an Expert Associate Director, you will apply your deep expertise to generate value for our clients while building and contributing to BCG’s intellectual capital. Your role in projects can vary from team management to team advisor. You will use your expertise to add insight and drive clients toward recommendations, and you will be viewed as a trusted advisor by senior clients. You will help scope and structure work, onboard team members, and provide guidance throughout projects. Expert Project Leaders contribute significantly to BCG’s intellectual capital, generate interest and excitement about their expertise area, and coach and mentor others. You will collaborate on challenging projects with team members from many backgrounds, advising clients on Climate Finance related topics, particularly:
  • Play a leading role in the growth of climate finance work at BCG through case execution, business development, intellectual property creation and internal capability building
  • Build, manage and maintain senior client relationships in the climate finance sector
  • Identify, win and support delivery of climate finance related projects/programs with private, public and not-for-profit sector clients
  • Be a visible part of BCG’s Climate and Sustainability Seat at the Table agenda through activities such as thought leadership and networking events
  • Contribute to BCG's Climate and Sustainability strategy 
  • Continuously develop BCG's knowledge, capabilities and intellectual property
  • Build internal affiliation and capability on climate finance specifically and Climate and Sustainability more generally 
  • Build connections to regional and global climate finance experts

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • At least 10 years of relevant consulting and/or industry experience related to climate finance
  • Deep understanding of climate financing and fund landscape (both multilateral and bilateral), as well as how to incorporate climate risk into financial risk assessments
  • Ability to thrive in a hypothesis-based environment where inductive rather than deductive reasoning is the norm
  • Strong people skills including building empathy, strong relationships, and trust
  • Experience leading and managing teams, providing thought leadership
  • Proven ability to build and maintain senior executive relationships, influencing senior executives' agendas and supporting critical strategic decisions 
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications from a top tier institution(s); Master's degree, MBA or PhD preferred
  • Fluency in English is a must
  • Fluency in any ASEAN language is a plus

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