Liontrust bolsters sustainable investment team

Ridhima Sharma
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Liontrust bolsters sustainable investment team

Liontrust has appointed Martyn Jones as fund manager on the Sustainable Investment team.

Jones became co-manager of the Liontrust Sustainable Future (SF) UK Growth, SF European Growth, GF SF Pan-European Growth and UK Ethical funds on 1 November 2019.

Peter Michaelis, head of the Sustainable Investment team, and Neil Brown, fund manager, remain managers of these funds.

Jones has been with the team since 2012, being responsible for thematic analysis, stock picking and active ownership in the team's Healthier Food, Healthier Lifestyles and Education themes. 

Brown commented: "Integrating environmental, social and governance factors into fundamental company analysis is detailed and complex work. Jones's deep understanding of this dynamic field has been a tremendous asset to the team for many years and we welcome him to fund management."
 
Liontrust Sustainable Investment team has increased its assets under management to £4.6bn as at 30 September 2019.