Natasha is currently a Partner and Head of Stewardship at the asset manager Sarasin & Partners LLP, where she steers the integration environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters in the investment process; voting and company engagement; and public positioning on key sustainable investment matters. Since 2017, she has spearheaded Sarasin’s flagship Climate Active strategy. Natasha is a member of the UK’s Financial Reporting Council’s Investor Advisory Group, is a member of the Disclosure and Transparency Committee of the International Corporate Governance Network and sits on the Consultative Advisory Group to the International Audit and Assurance Standards Board. Natasha is currently a member of the Investment Committee for the Cambridge Assistants Contributory Pension Scheme. Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners, Natasha spent six years as the Senior Analyst leading ESG integration and several areas of policy work at the Universities Superannuation Scheme’s Investment Management arm; and four years in Budapest working with OTP Fund Management and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Before moving into finance, Natasha spent a number of years working on sustainable development issues in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Natasha started her career as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow, working as the Chief Economist in the Guyana Forestry Commission.
Natasha has Masters in Economics from Cambridge University, an MSc in Natural Resource Economics from University College London, and is a CFA Charterholder.