Schroders appoints Head of Sustainable Credit


Schroders is today announcing that it continues to expand its sustainable investment capabilities with the appointment of a Head of Sustainable Credit.

Saida Eggerstedt will report into Patrick Vogel, the Head of Credit in Europe at Schroders. She will also assume the role of Sustainable Credit Fund Manager and work in partnership with Schroders’ Sustainability team, led by Jessica Ground, Schroders’ Global Head of Stewardship.

Saida joins Schroders in September 2019 and is based in Frankfurt. She brings over a decade of experience managing sustainable credit strategies for institutions and intermediaries. Most recently, she was Head of Corporates, Financials, at Deka Investment.

Patrick Vogel, Head of European Credit, Schroders, commented:

“Saida is an experienced and accomplished investor in sustainable credit. She will further enhance the strength of the team by providing a specialist sustainable investment lens, and also as an architect in our range of sustainable credit strategies.”

Jessica Ground, Global Head of Stewardship, Schroders, commented:

“We have been integrating ESG into our investment processes for twenty years, viewing it as an essential to securing long-term, sustainable returns in a continually changing investment environment for our clients.

“Saida’s arrival will ensure Schroders’ ability to deliver the very best in ESG credit investment solutions for clients is further bolstered.”

Prior to Deka, Saida managed credit portfolios, including sustainable strategies at Standard Life Investments. She has also been the Head of High Yield at Union Investment.

Schroders was last month awarded the highest accolade by the Principles for Responsible Investment for its commitment to responsible investing for the fifth consecutive year.

Schroders manages £78.1 billion* in fixed income strategies on behalf of its clients globally, representing almost a fifth of the firm’s total assets under management.

*as at 30 June 2019

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