Chief Investment Officer, Church Commissioners for England

Bathurst Mews

Church Commissioners for England

Chief Investment Officer

The Church Commissioners support the Church of England’s ministry, particularly in areas of need and opportunity. We do this through responsible and ethical management of a diverse investment portfolio which enables us to grow our support for the Church, by helping to ensure funding is intentionally used for mission and growth, by managing our costs effectively, and by embracing our principles of accountability and service.

An outstanding opportunity to provide strategic leadership and management of the Church Commissioners’ global, diversified, multi-asset £10billion portfolio and its strong and successful Investments team; with the dual objectives of delivering strong returns so that the Church Commissioners can maximize its sustainable long-term funding support to the Church of England and be at the forefront of responsible investment globally.

The successful applicant will be a proven leader whilst also a low-ego team player, able to nurture a strong values-based Investments team culture and adept in working with a complex network of internal and external relationships, trusted to act as a public-facing voice of the Church Commissioners.

Please contact [email protected] to discuss this exciting and unique opportunity in more detail. Informal queries about the role may also be directed to Aideen O’Halloran, Head of Human Resources, Investments, Church Commissioners at [email protected].

Learn more about the role, including who are the National Church Institutions and our values in the job description.


  • We support the mission of the Church of England through ethical and responsible management of the Church’s historic endowment fund. Learn more about our achievements in 2022 in the Church Commissioners annual report.
  • Our aim is to engage positively with the big challenges of the next decade: climate change, nature loss and rapid social change. Learn more about how we are working to address these challenges in Church Commissioners Stewardship Report 2022.
  • The Church Commissioners strives to work with companies and stakeholders who genuinely want to, and can be part of, the economy’s transition to net zero carbon. Learn more about the Church Commissioners' approach to climate change in our Climate Action Plan 2023.