Sarasin & Partners has hired Jeremy Thomas from Allianz Global Investors as head of global equities.
Mr Thomas will be responsible for managing Sarasin’s team of thematic equity analysts and will manage institutional mandates and funds, while reporting to head of asset management Subitha Subramaniam.
Prior to joining Sarasin Mr Thomas managed global and UK equity mandates for over 12 years at Allianz Global Investors, most notably the £260m Brunner investment trust.
He has also worked at Isis Asset Management, which later became part of F&C, and Schroders.
Ms Subramaniam said: “We are very pleased to welcome Jeremy, he brings valuable investment experience and further management resource to our thematic team. He will work with our managers and analysts as we continue to seek out the most compelling global equity investment opportunities on behalf of our clients.”