Sustainable Thought Leadership

Our Sustainability and ESG specialists lead and deliver thought provoking discussion and cutting-edge models on a wide range of sustainable theory and the fundamental principles of ‘commercial good’ & sustainable finance.

The MHA ESG programme (Dynamic ESG) is already leading its field by adding pragmatic delivery to sustainable theory; and the fundamental principles of ‘commercial good’ and sustainable finance.

We are driving the vision of ‘Climate Balancing’, in effect going beyond ‘net zero’. We use the phrase: ‘Purpose with Profit’ , ensuring our clients enhance their economic and financial positioning.

Sustainable Thought Leadership

The MHA ESG programme  (Dynamic ESG) is already leading its field by adding pragmatic delivery to sustainable theory  and the fundamental principles of ‘commercial good’ & sustainable finance

  • Sector Innovation leading new ideas and concepts to support our clients and the industries we serve
  • We are driving the vision of ‘Climate Balancing’ –  going beyond ‘net zero’ within our own framework
  • We use the phrase ‘Purpose with Profit’ –  ensuring our clients enhance their economic  and financial positioning

Delivering a Sustainable Tomorrow, Today.

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Jose Antonio De Mayne Hopkins

Technical Director ESG

Jose is an ESG risk assessment expert with more than 11 years of big 4 experience auditing global large listed groups and complex entities within the Agricultural, Renewable, Technology and Mining sectors. In the last 2 years Jose has been applying his in-depth technical understanding of environmental (including climate risk), social, governance, accounting, assurance and financial reporting standards to support, validate and challenge organisations translate and disclose material ESG related risks and opportunities.

Jose’s is passionate about a transparent and fair presentation of climate change reporting, consideration of material ESG risks and net zero transition plans.

Jose strong technical knowledge and understanding of the Task Force of Climate Related Disclosures (“TCFD”) strategic framework helps Jose provide support to a wider range of business in developing a resilient ESG strategy, setting up responsibilities for the Board and Management, integration of material risks in the risk management framework and support the alignment and evaluation of material ESG risks in the IFRS financial statements.

In April 2022, Jose was appointed to MHA MacIntyre Hudson as ESG Technical Director responsible of supporting the development of the firms internal and external ESG strategy and to continue to challenge ESG related disclosures and to advise and support a wider range of business and industries in implementing a dynamic ESG strategy.

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Mark Lumsdon-Taylor


Mark specialises in the rural business, agriculture, horticulture, food manufacture, education and healthcare industries as well as supporting organisations from a wide range of sectors to develop and deliver impactful sustainability and ESG strategies. 

As one of the authors of the firm's Dynamic ESG service suite, Mark is well placed to guide business leaders through the process of integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into their operations with an emphasis on measurable outcomes and RoI.  

Mark has worked in both the public sector and private enterprise, bringing a dedication and enthusiasm to the unique challenges each provides. With an auditor's eye for detail, he has become known for his sharp insights and capacity for business transformation. 

Mark has won numerous awards for his work including National Finance Director of the Year 2007, the ICAEW's National Accounting for Sustainability award in 2012, Finance Director magazine's National Business Finance Director 2014, the Institute for Fiscal Turnaround's Public Sector Award 2016 and the Institute of Directors' Blue Ribbon for Governance and Finance Excellence in 2018. 

He is also a trustee of a charity delivering education in Ethiopia, a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Fruiterers, a Member of the Guild of Freemen and a Member of the CBI's South East Council. 

Mark re-joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson again in 2019 having originally trained here in 1997.

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What they say about us

The continuity with their core specialist sector team and ability to give advice across several areas of support has been key to us working together. - Feefo Holdings Ltd

What they say about us

The relationship with MHA MacIntyre Hudson has always been a solid one. The team are able to respond quickly to problems and achieving timescales. Their international network, Baker Tilly International, gives them breadth and the ability to cover overseas issues. - PRISYM ID