Bertrand is an experienced manager with more than 18 years specialising in the research and management of water and waste sectors. He joined Fidelity International in 2018 as the Portfolio Manager for Fidelity Sustainable Water & Waste Fund.
Previously, Bertrand worked at Polar Capital and prior to that at Aquilys Investment Management. He has also held research and research management roles in Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Goldman Sachs, which provides him a rich experience in the research and management of water and waste strategies.
Bertrand has received several awards in the course of his experience with these organisations. Bertrand graduated with an MSc in International Finance from HEC School of Management, MSc in International Banking & Finance from Birmingham University and a DEA in Monetary Economics from Orleans University.
Catherine is a Client Service Director specialising in our Positive Change impact strategy. She has been involved with Positive Change since launch, prior to which she worked as a specialist on Baillie Gifford’s established global and international equity strategies. Before joining Baillie Gifford in 2012, Catherine began her career at Goldman Sachs having studied English Literature at The University of Edinburgh.
Chris is one of the partners at TwentyFour, joining in September 2014 to create and manage the Outcome Driven business line.
This business line sits between the ABS and Multi Sector Bond strategies and tends to have greater exposure to interest rate sensitive bonds, where the active management of duration risk is a key determinant of absolute and relative performance.
Day to day, Chris is the lead manager for the Corporate Bond Fund, Absolute Return Credit Fund and Sustainable Short Term Bond Income. He also is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and a member of the firms ESG steering group.
Chris has 25 years of experience across fixed income markets, having been Head of Credit at Ignis for 10 years, and Head of Rates at AEGON (now Kames). Before AEGON, Chris was a senior portfolio manager at Murray Johnstone Ltd (which was acquired by Aberdeen Asset management).
Graeme is co-portfolio manager for the Global Environment and Global Energy Strategies in the Natural Resources team at Investec Asset Management.
He joined the team in 2010. During this time he has been instrumental in driving the team’s work on the Energy Transition and co-authored the 2016 paper on the subject; “Our energy future: creating a sustainable global energy system”. This work has provided the base for the team’s investment process and philosophy around the process of Sustainable Decarbonisation.
Prior to joining the firm, Graeme worked as an investment analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management where he focused on Alternatives and Global Equities.
Graeme received a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol and is a CFA Charterholder, a member of the CFA Society of the UK, and holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).
Mary-Therese Barton joined Pictet Asset Management in 2004 and is the Head of Emerging Debt. Before taking up her current position in 2018, she was a Senior Investment Manager in the team.
Prior to joining Pictet, she worked at Dun & Bradstreet as an economist responsible for analysing European countries.
Mary-Therese graduated with a BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford. She also holds an MSc with Distinction in Development Finance from the Centre for Financial Management Studies, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), part of the University of London. Mary-Therese is a CFA charterholder.