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Stirling takes new role at SL Investments

Euan StirlingStandard Life Investments has appointed Euan Stirling to the new role of head of stewardship and ESG Investment. 

The creation of this role reflects the importance that Standard Life Investments and its clients attach to this part of its investment process across all asset classes.

Mr Stirling, a familiar voice on BBC Radio Four business bulletins, joined Standard Life Investments in January 2001 from Schroder Investment Management.

As a senior fund manager and investment analyst in the UK Equity Team, he has managed a range of institutional UK equity portfolios for both public and private sector pension schemes.

Commenting on the appointment, Rod Paris, Chief Investment Officer, Standard Life Investments, said: “It is testament to the depth of talent we have in our investment team that we have been able to fill this role internally.

“Euan’s expertise in company analysis, portfolio management and client relations equip him well to ensure that the outstanding stewardship capability of our governance & stewardship and responsible investment teams is fully embedded within our Focus on Change investment process.

“Finally I would like to take this opportunity to thank Guy Jubb for his contribution to the business and in particular for over the last 20 years, where he has played a major role in helping to build Standard Life Investments’ reputation as a leader in the governance & stewardship arena”

Guy will continue to lead Standard Life Investments’ engagement with companies until he retires on 31 March.

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