Sarasin has appointed sustainability boss Natasha Landell-Mills as a partner.
Landell-Mills, a member of the firm's investment strategies group, is head of stewardship and oversees the integration of environment, social and governance (ESG) considerations into the investment process, including ownership activities.
She joined Sarasin in 2013 and has 15 years’ experience in long-term responsible investment.
Before moving into finance she spent a number of years working on sustainable development issues in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Managing partner Guy Matthews said: '[Landell-Mills] has invaluable industry experience and expert knowledge in her field.
'Her appointment reflects the importance of stewardship principles across our firm’s philosophy and investment process.'