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Shirley Parsons Welcomes Back Fraser McLachlan to Lead Sustainability and ESG Executive Search.

  • Publish Date: Posted about 1 month ago

​Shirley Parsons is delighted to announce the return of Fraser McLachlan, who will spearhead our Executive Search for Sustainability and ESG professionals.

Fraser, who originally worked at Shirley Parsons between 2017 and 2019, brings a wealth of experience in recruitment and financial services. Originally joining Shirley Parsons as a Careers Consultant seven years ago, he has since partnered with insurance brokers, wealth managers, investment banks, and VC-backed FinTech companies and, most recently led global talent acquisition for a data and analytics provider in the private investment market, building a diverse and world-class workforce.

​Global Experts in Sustainability, Environmental and ESG.

Here at Shirley Parsons, we have an established track record of supporting businesses in building their Sustainability and ESG divisions and achieving their targets. Our personal networks of Sustainability, ESG and HSQ leaders mean we are able to excel at professional matchmaking in the sector. Our networks continue to develop because our focus has always been as much on helping professionals to find careers as it is on helping employers to plan for and engage the right people to fill these vacancies. We have helped our clients reduce their environmental impact and come up with new innovative ways to sustain life on the planet we live on whilst making it a safer and more sustainable place.

Shirley Parsons Head of Search Liam Tiddy says:

"Fraser’s appointment will provide clients with a dedicated specialist to attract top-tier, strategic-minded Sustainability/ESG professionals who can revolutionise their practices. He will also leverage his deep understanding of candidate needs, ambitions, and values to connect them with career-defining opportunities. It's a pleasure to have Fraser back at Shirley Parsons."

Fraser re-joins Shirley Parsons as Executive Search Partner with a primary focus on ESG & Sustainability. He joins an established team of Sustainability and ESG Consultants who are also dedicated to identifying the right talent and resources to help clients achieve their sustainability, environmental and ESG initiatives.

Fraser says:

“Sustainability and ESG is without doubt the most exciting space to be in right now. Over the past decade there has been a sustained trend for increased transparency and disclosure of ESG metrics driven by several factors: the impact Carbon is having to our planet, government legislation, investor requirements etc. and this trend is only continuing in one direction. As the demand for Data and Analytics continues to grow, so does the technology capabilities of businesses, empowering them to make data-driven decisions to become more sustainably secure while leaving a positive footprint for our planet.

"It is more than just a career, it’s about representing the need for change to the human race. As a father to 2, I want to provide them the platform to have a long, successful, and happy life – that starts with making planet earth more sustainable. Knowing that I can support businesses transform their sustainability ethos by introducing them to the most influential, highly knowledgeable experts in this space, for me, is incredibly rewarding. Whether that’s’ helping investment firms to improve their sustainable finance assessments, or supporting Construction businesses to achieve their net-zero carbon target, I’m here to support that journey.”

Welcome back Fraser!

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