Schroders appoints Marina Severinovsky as Head of Sustainability, North America

Schroders is today announcing the appointment of Marina Severinovsky who will join Schroders global sustainable investment team as Head of Sustainability, North America.

In this role, Marina who is based in New York, will lead the sustainability efforts and environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration for Schroders investments in North America. She will collaborate with senior managers on market strategy, client communications, product development, sales, and investor management. Marina will report to Andy Howard, Global Head of Sustainable Investment and regionally to Tiffani Potesta, Chief Strategy Officer, North America.

Marina has been with Schroders for over 11 years, most recently as the Investment Director for the Quantitative Equity Products (QEP) team. She has also served in various roles across relationship management, investment strategy and alternatives.

Andy Howard, Global Head of Sustainable Investment, Schroders, commented:

“At Schroders we are committed to integrating ESG factors into investment decisions and are focused on active ownership across the strategies we manage, Marina’s deep knowledge within the firm across all asset classes makes her well-positioned to guide our sustainability strategy in North America.

“Our research and experience tell us that investors and their stakeholders in North America increasingly recognise the importance of sustainability when it comes to their investments. Marina’s appointment will allow us to continue strengthening ESG integration and innovation in order to meet investor needs.”

In recent years, Schroders has been expanding and strengthening its sustainability commitments and capabilities. It is a member of the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative and was rated A+ for its sustainable investing approach by the UN PRI. Over the last year, Schroders has announced more than a dozen new sustainability appointments in North America and globally, including:

  • The hire of Lazaro Tiant as Sustainability Investment Director in North America. Lazaro will now report to Marina Severinovsky.
  • The appointment of Margot Von Aesch as Head of Sustainable Investment Management.
  • The hire of Angus Bauer as Sustainability Analyst.
  • The appointment of Kimberley Lewis as Head of Active Ownership.