Partner, Head of Stewardship
Natasha is currently a Partner and Head of Stewardship at the asset manager Sarasin & Partners LLP, where she steers the firm’s stewardship work, ensuring effective engagement, voting and public policy outreach in order to promote the creation of sustainable value. Since 2017, she has spearheaded Sarasin’s flagship Climate Active strategy.
Natasha has been a vocal advocate for reform of the accounting and audit system to promote long-term stewardship as well as action by company boards to confront climate change. Natasha is a member of the Committee of the International Corporate Governance Network, as well as the Consultative Advisory Group for the International Audit and Assurance Standards Board. Natasha sits on the Investment Committee for the Cambridge Assistants Contributory Pension Scheme and is a non-executive director at Carbon Tracker, a leading think-tank on investment and climate change.
Natasha has a background in development economics and responsible investment. Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners, she spent six years as the Senior Analyst leading ESG integration and several areas of policy work at the Universities Superannuation Scheme’s Investment Management arm; and four years in Budapest working with OTP Fund Management and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Before moving into finance, Natasha spent a number of years working on sustainable development issues in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Natasha started her career as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow, working as the Chief Economist in the Guyana Forestry Commission.
Natasha has Masters in Economics from Cambridge University, an MSc in Natural Resource Economics from University College London, and is a CFA Charterholder.
Head of Institutional
Matt joined Sarasin & Partners in August 2020, with over 20 years experience.
Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners, Matt worked at Newton Investment Management where he was Head of UK Institutional Business Development. Previously, Matt has worked at Neuberger Berman, Gartmore Investment Management and Liontrust Asset Management – all focusing on institutional business development.
Matt graduated from Boston College in the United States with a Bachelor of Arts (major in political science) and holds the Securities Institute Investment Administration Qualification (IAQ).
Institutional Relationship Manager
Georgia is a Relationship Manager in Sarasin’s Institutional Team, covering institutions and consultants globally. Georgia joined Sarasin & Partners in May 2023. Prior to joining, Georgia worked as a Client Manager at Russell Investments for 11 years predominantly focusing on UK pension funds, insurance companies and Sovereign Wealth Funds in Middle East and Africa. She has experience providing strategic advice on a wide range of asset classes.
Georgia holds a MSc in Finance from Imperial College Business School and a BSc in Management Science and Technology from Athens University of Economics and Business. She is a CFA® charter holder since 2017 and recently passed the Certificate in ESG Investing from the CFA Institute.