Liontrust has promoted investment analyst Martyn Jones to fund manager on the £4.6bn AUM sustainable investment team.
Jones now serves as co-manager of Liontrust Sustainable Future (SF) UK Growth, SF European Growth, GF SF Pan-European Growth and UK Ethical funds alongside head of sustainable investment Peter Michaelis and fund manager Neil Brown.
Since joining the firm in 2012, Jones has been responsible for thematic analysis, stock picking and active ownership in the healthier food, healthier lifestyles and education themes.
Neil Brown said: "Integrating environmental, social and governance factors into fundamental company analysis is detailed and complex work. Martyn'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."
Peter Michaelis added: "Martyn is a key part of the investment team and deserves the promotion to fund manager where his knowledge and insights will be of even greater benefit to our investors."
On his appointment, Martyn Jones said: "I am looking forward to the additional responsibilities of fund management in delivering the aim of the team: attractive returns for our clients through companies delivering a positive impact on society and the environment."
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