Articles by David Sheasby, Head of Governance and Sustainability, Martin Currie
David Sheasby, Head of Governance and Sustainability, Martin Currie
David joined Martin Currie in 2004 as a portfolio manager in the global team. He is now fully dedicated to his role as head of governance and sustainability, overseeing the implementation of responsible investment methods into our process, working with our investment teams to ensure continued best practice and has full ownership of our policies, strategy and execution in this key area. Previously, David worked for Aegon Asset Management (formerly Scottish Equitable) for 18 years. From 2002 he was a senior portfolio manager for global equities, developing and directing Aegon’s global strategy. During his time with Aegon, David headed its global equity, emerging markets and European teams. He was also a European portfolio manager from 1987 to 1994, having joined the company two years previously.
The COVID-19 crisis has clearly been the dominant topic on all investors’ lips this year, with questions frequently being asked by clients if the impact of the pandemic has changed its approach to stewardship and ESG.