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Head of Knowledge and Research (Carbon Markets)
This position will be responsible for delivering insight and actionable knowledge to the company, creating a culture of continual learning, and enhancing our positioning as the partner of highest integrity and quality within the market.
London or Oxford, UK or remote, US
Reports To:
Managing Director, Policy and External Affairs


Climate Impact Partners has an exciting new opening for a Head of Knowledge and Research to join our team. Working within the Partnerships, Policy and External Affairs Team, the Head of Knowledge and Research will be responsible for delivering insight and actionable knowledge to the company, creating a culture of continual learning, and enhancing our positioning as the partner of highest integrity and quality within the market.

If you are motivated to use your research and analytical skills to contribute to our ambition of reducing 1 billion tonnes of CO2 by 2030 a reality, then this may be the right job for you!

This position is for a new full-time role leading our Knowledge and Research functions to:

  • Ensure Climate Impact Partners is at the forefront of new developments in a fast-paced market;
  • Lead on novel research projects to deliver actionable insights for the company and our clients;
  • Assist in the development of client proposals, partnership initiatives, webinars, white papers and other knowledge collateral based on research insights; and,
  • Enhance internal expertise and competence through the delivery of robust knowledge management systems.


  • Design, deploy and maintain a knowledge management system to ensure efficient and effective knowledge storing, sharing and management within the company;
  • Respond to internal ad-hoc research requests to feed into proposals, pitches, partnership initiatives, webinars, white papers, etc;
  • Remain up-to-date on market and regulatory changes within carbon markets and corporate sustainability and ensure the company is kept abreast of market developments;
  • Manage our internal and external knowledge resources; and,
  • Assist in the tracking and achievement of the Partnerships, Policy and External Affairs Team’s strategy.



  • Extensive knowledge of one or more of the following: carbon markets, corporate climate action, climate change litigation, sustainability, ESG;
  • Strong communication skills across diverse stakeholder groups, both external and internal;
  • Proven project and people management skills, across disparate time zones and geographies;
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and align research objectives with broader business strategy;
  • Demonstrated experience and delivery of knowledge management systems and strategy; and,
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills, across a variety of mediums and audiences.


  • Experience in data-driven research and analysis, including experience with database management systems and software.


Our team is based across the world from California to Kenya, from Brazil to Bordeaux and many locations in between. We value the expertise and talent of our team members and respect diverse opinions. We recognize and celebrate successes and are looking for people who share our values: Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, Empowerment, and Impact. Above all, we genuinely enjoy working together.

Climate Impact Partners delivers solutions for action on climate. Together with the world’s leading companies and quality project partners we will reduce 1 billion tonnes of CO2 by 2030 to transform the global economy, improve health and livelihoods and restore a thriving planet.

Climate Impact Partners builds on the expertise, integrity, and innovation of two companies that have led the voluntary carbon market – Natural Capital Partners and ClimateCare which merged in 2021. Fuelled by a relentless drive for rapid action and results, our global team continues to pioneer the market’s development, and set the standards for quality that will maximize its impact. We develop and deliver the highest quality carbon financed projects, from which we create carbon credit and energy attribute certificate portfolios for our clients. This enables organizations to offset the emissions they can’t reduce, put a price on carbon to incentivize change, and meet their ambitious climate goals and related sustainability objectives.


If you meet the above criteria and are interested in the role, please apply here.

We support organisations to compensate for their climate impacts by supporting projects that cut carbon and improve lives.

46 million lives improved

1 billion We will deliver one billion tonnes of emission reductions by 2030

Making real change possible

Contact us to learn about how we can work with you to deliver action on climate