BPEA EQT Summer Internship – Sustainability

BPEA EQT, part of EQT, a purpose-driven global investment organization in active ownership strategies, is offering a summer internship in Sustainability, located in Hong Kong or Singapore.

Location: Hong Kong or Singapore 


BPEA EQT is part of EQT, a purpose-driven global investment organization in active ownership strategies. BPEA EQT combines the private equity teams from Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) and EQT Asia, creating a comprehensive Asian private equity presence with local teams in eight cities across the region, a 25-year heritage, and more than USD 25 billion of capital deployed since inception. In addition to BPEA EQT, EQT’s strategies in the region include EQT Infrastructure and the real estate division EQT Exeter.  

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Key Responsibilities: 


  • Contribute to the development of EQT’s platform-wide sustainability strategies, including on topics such as climate change, diversity and biodiversity 
  • Support the implementation of global and regional sustainability initiatives, such as value creation toolbox, capacity building and incubation of emerging sustainability topics 
  • Develop impact assessment and measurement frameworks, and conduct impact monitoring and reporting for some BPEA EQT investments  


  • Conduct research as part of thematic sourcing of sustainability-related investment opportunities in Asia 
  • Support Private Capital team across Asia in pre-investment sustainability due diligence, identifying and addressing risk mitigation and value creation opportunities 
  • Support the investment and operations teams in engaging with portfolio companies on sustainability improvement projects 


For this position, we are seeking a candidate with both passion for, and expertise in, sustainability topics. Familiarity with private equity transactions is a strong plus. Candidates should have strong analytical, communications, and project management skills. The successful candidate should have the following profile: 

  • Currently enrolled in a top academic program (MBA, MPP or subjects in sustainability-related fields preferred) 
  • Professional experience in deriving transformation in businesses from an investment, corporate or consulting role, ideally within the area of sustainability 
  • Familiarity with key sustainability challenges and opportunities in an Asian business context 
  • Comfort with large amount of quantitative and qualitative data, excellent analytical skills on a system level, e.g. integrating sustainability factors into investment and business decisions 
  • Ability to manage diverse stakeholders and competing priorities, and complete tasks in demanding timelines 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ideally, experience interacting with global senior level executives 
  • Familiarity with investment management and a genuine interest in private equity investments  

Applications should be sent to angeline.chong@eqtpartners.com