Focus Areas

Sustainable Finance & Responsible Investing

GS2 is a trusted partner in sustainable finance and responsible investment, committed to driving positive change through our executive search, recruitment and talent advisory services.

With a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities within this dynamic field, we are dedicated to connecting exceptional individuals with purpose-driven organisations to support the change to a more sustainable economy.

Our sustainable finance and responsible investment practice encompasses a diverse range of sectors including: 

Banking and Insurance
Private Markets
Real Assets
Asset Management / Investment Management

By utilising our extensive network of top-tier professionals, we empower global financial institutions and investors to build high-performing teams that excel in their markets and champion responsible investment and practices.

Typical assignments include:

Corporate Sustainability strategy
Head of ESG and Sustainable Investing
Head of Policy and ESG Integration
Head of ESG Risk
Investment Manager
Director of Stewardship
Head of Responsible Investment
Head of Climate Risk
Equity Sales
ESG Analyst
CSRD Reporting Lead
Head of Sustainable Product Marketing

To discuss further, please contact our team today


GS2 are the future of recruitment!. Every element covered in extensive detail to ensure that the correct candidates are found. Josh, Naz and the teams approach is personal, specific and with incredible customer service to keep you fully informed before, during and after the assignment. Can’t rate them highly enough, a fully deserved 5 star experience.
Simon Bown - Director of HSEQ at KeolisAmey

Simon Bown,
Director of HSEQ
Simon Bown
Janine Cole
Sarah Ratcliffe
Simon Tranter
Hannah Leggatt

Find your next challenge

Are you looking for your next challenge within a sustainably conscious organisation? At GS2 we partner with organisations, who like you, believe in leaving the world better than they found it.

Posted today

Assistant Director Technical Services

  • Salary
  • LocationReading, Berkshire, South East, England
Assistant Director of Technical Services - Reading Would being responsible for all strategic and operational elements of Property Safety, technical and compliance in your next career move be motivating for you ?Do you see yourself working for a leading property focused organisation?If so, look no further…   The role of Assistant Director of Technical Services has been created to focus on all strategic and operational elements of Property Safety, technical and compliance delivery across an expensive property portfolio. The individual will be responsible for the delivery of technical services ensuring current and future customer satisfaction within agreed annual budgets and targets. A leader within the property industry, the organisation is passionate about continuously improving their high standards across the existing portfolio.   Why the Assistant Director of Technical Services position is something you should apply for:This is a senior position within the organisation that has been created to make an instant impact and is held in high regard across the leadership teamJoining an organisation who is a leader in their industry This position will give you an opportunity to utilise your skills in translating strategic objectives across property safety, technical and compliance into operational excellence    The successful Assistant Director of Technical Services will:Be able to be to challenge stakeholders Have experience working within property across a large portfolio Have led and managed and delivered teams within compliance areas such as gas, fire and electricalHold knowledge and have the ability to create performance improvement in a property focused environmentHold the experience in creating value and satisfaction across a customer focused organisation with the ability to commercially meet organisational budgets whilst ensuring excellence within compliance and technical services   If this could be of interest, please apply now.
Posted today

Building Physics Engineer

  • Salary
  • LocationLondon, Greater London, South East, England
Building Physics Engineer Do you want to work with a successful, boutique engineering consultancy that offers you broader project experience and greater autonomy?Are you seeking an opportunity to work on large-scale projects worth up to £150 million in construction value?Does the idea of joining a leading facade engineering consultancy in Central London appeal to you? If so, your search ends here… An exceptional and rare opportunity has arisen for a Building Physics Engineer to join a highly reputable engineering consultancy in Central London. Reporting to the Sustainability Lead, you will engage in Passivhaus design, embodied carbon, and circular economy projects across the UK. Why you should apply for the Building Physics Engineer position:Be the lead point of contact for sustainability and energy on multiple large-scale projects.Join an employee-owned trust with an impressive average retention rate of over 4 years!Enjoy the autonomy to implement your ideas quickly, under the guidance of the Sustainability Lead.The successful Building Physics Engineer will:Have over 2 years of UK experience in either energy efficiency or facade projects.Possess extensive experience in conducting embodied carbon calculations.Have a strong understanding of circular economy principles and current discussions.Be proficient in collaborating with internal and external design teams, building relationships, and providing support.Be willing to commute to the Central London office 3 times a week as required.In return, you will receive an attractive compensation package, including:Competitive salary25 days annual leaveOption to purchase an additional 5 days of annual leavePrivate health insuranceLife insuranceA discretionary bonus as part of the employee-owned trustIf this opportunity interests you, please apply now through our partners and ESG/sustainability search organisation, GS2 Partnership.

Our Focus Areas