Bank J. Safra Sarasin has announced the appointment of Sasja Beslik as head of Sustainable Finance Development to further strengthen the value proposition of the Bank's Asset Management sustainable investment offerings.
Beslik will further enhance core investment solutions at Bank J. Safra Sarasin, the pioneer of and thought leader in sustainable investments for 30 years. With his global network of contacts, particularly in the Nordic countries, he will expand Bank J. Safra Sarasin's footprint and develop its asset management business in that region.
An internationally renowned ESG financial expert, Beslik joins Bank J. Safra Sarasin from Nordea Asset Management where he had been head of Group Sustainable Finance for Nordea since 2017. He joined Nordea in 2009 as head of Responsible Investments and Identity and was promoted to chief executive officer at Nordea Investment Funds in 2011, when he was also a consultant to the World Bank. Beslik was deputy CEO and head Stewardship & Engagement at Banco Funds & ABN AMRO Asset Management in Sweden from 2004 to 2009.