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Policy Fellow – Sustainable Finance and Conservation

London School of Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
£45,285 pa
Expiry Date
The Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics is a leading centre for research and training on climate change and the environment

Job Description

School of Economics is a leading centre for research and training on climate change and the environment. We produce both academic research and policy-oriented analysis for a wider audience.


We are looking for an experienced analyst and practitioner to join the Institute’s sustainable finance team. The successful candidate will lead programmes and projects to inform and influence decision-making, particularly in relation to the reforms needed to align financial practice with the conservation of nature and biodiversity on land and sea. The successful candidate will play a leading role in the sustainable finance team and an active intellectual role in the life of the Grantham Research Institute.


The post-holder will have A Masters or equivalent experience in environmental policy, natural resource management, finance, economics, international relations or a related field. The post-holder should also have as well as at least 4 years’ experience in sustainable finance in the public, private and third sectors. Excellent writing and communication skills are essential.


Further information about the Institute and its related centres/programmes can be found at:


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email please email Ginny Pavey, Institute Manager, at


The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 24th February 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.