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Internship_Nature-based Solutions Consultant

Internship(6 months)
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home

AXA Climate
AXA Climate

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AXA Climate has developed complete business lines to help tackle climate change adaptation (Climate School, Insurance, Consulting for Industry/Agri/Finance/Public sector). Globally, we are a team of 150 climate experts, headquartered in Paris, spread over 5 continents and driven by the same desire for impact. Our purpose is to help Planet Earth become a true stakeholder of all companies, in the same way that employees, customers and shareholders are!

The Nature-based Solutions (NbS) Domain’s mission is to help nature proponents (public and/or private) attract more fundings and accelerate their projects through de-risking solutions, from climate insurances to consulting services.

In close cooperation with the Domain Leader, the Consultant will contribute to developing AXA Climate’s recognition in the Nature field by driving business development and through direct contributions to consulting missions based on AXA Climate’s transversal expertise.

Main Mission The Consultant will contribute to the continued success of AXA Climate by supporting ongoing deals and business development around NbS. This encompasses collaboration with private project developers, international institutions, partners and other members of the ecosystem. More specifically, the consultant will contribute to:

  • Conduct consulting mission for nature-based actors under the supervision of the Domain Leader (Impact analysis, Physical risks modelling, CBA study, Insurance design)

  • Identify funding mechanisms (grants, loans, others) from public agencies / development bank who have a dedicated entity on Nature. Identify the modalities and requirements, and best use according to project profiles

  • Work closely with the underwriting team responsible for AXA Climate’s impact insurance to build innovative product for Nature, in particular in the forestry and ocean space.

  • Expected Results The Consultant will contribute to the growth of the Domain’s business by:

    1. Supporting on existing concrete deals and new consultancy projects

    2. Maintaining good relationships with our existing NbS partners

    3. Identifying new potential public partners and supporting discussions leading to new cooperations with AXA Climate

Preferred experience


  • Fast learner, autonomous and pro-active

  • Open mindedness and collaborative spirit

  • Good writing and communication skills

  • Time management and organizational skill

  • Purpose driven / Strong interest for Nature conservation and protection.

Experience / Background:

  • Master level from top 5 French Business / Engineering school or international equivalent.

  • Previous experience / internship in consulting or biodiversity is a plus.

  • Training in environmental / biodiversity topics is an advantage.


  • Fluent English / strong French

Recruitment process

1 case study / 2 interviews / 1 personality test with HR debrief