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Advisory role for Martin Currie’s Sheasby

David SheasbyDavid Sheasby, head of governance & sustainability at Martin Currie, has been appointed to the PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) ESG Engagements Advisory Committee.

Its objectives are to provide direction and leadership on the PRI’s collaborative engagements agenda, and to set priorities for present and future engagement initiatives.

Martin Currie has been a signatory to the PRI since 2009. In that time, the Edinburgh-based firm has participated in, and led, many collaborative engagements. Last year it participated in 17 collaborative engagement initiatives and 187 private collaborations. Martin Currie’s engagements this year include areas such as cybersecurity, water risk and antibiotic use in the food sector.

Mr Sheasby has 30 years’ experience as a global portfolio manager. 

He said: “This is a great endorsement and reflection of the significant importance that Martin Currie has placed on active ownership and engagement over the years.

“We have worked increasingly closely with the PRI for some time and I am delighted to be joining its ESG Engagements Advisory Committee.”

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