The company says it is growing rapidly to meet growing interest in sustainable portfolios.
LGT Wealth Management, part of LGT, an international private banking and wealth management group, has appointed Ben Palmer (pictured) as Lead Portfolio Manager of Sustainable Service Delivery designed for financial advisors.
Joining the Intermediary Investment Services team led by Phoebe Stone, Palmer will be responsible for LGT Wealth Management Sustainable Model Portfolio Services (SMPS) and the Verus Sustainable Multi-Asset Fund, both of which are held across 17 platforms. increase.
Palmer joined from Brooks Macdonald and served as Head of Responsible Investment, responsible for investment research, portfolio construction, coordinating reporting and communication deliverables, and driving business development with the advisor community.
Mr Palmer said: LGT’s unique ownership structure has enabled significant advances in both its operational and investment approach. This is especially exciting and I am happy to be part of a forward-looking company. ”
Stone added: We are growing rapidly to meet this demand and the addition of Ben to the team, who brings extensive experience in sustainable and responsible investing, will further strengthen our sustainable investment proposition. . ”
The expansion of the brokerage investment services team comes at a time when interest in sustainable portfolios continues to grow nationally and internationally. With a surge in demand from the European and Middle Eastern markets, LGT Wealth Management offers international SMPS for advisors operating outside the UK.
The company recently made another hire to bolster its brokerage investment offerings – see here.