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Your dedicated specialist team

  • Richard Maitland - team image
    Richard Maitland

    Partner, Head of Charities

    Richard joined Sarasin & Partners in 1992.Trained initially as an equity analyst, Richard also led the firm's third party funds research team, analysing specialist equity funds and alternative assets. He went on to manage multi-asset portfolios for a range of charities, pension funds and unit trusts. He now focuses on managing diversified multi-asset portfolios for charities and assists in setting the firm's long-term strategic asset allocation. He is author of the Sarasin & Partners Compendium of Investment and a member of the Executive Committee.

    Richard has a degree from Newcastle University and is a member of the St Paul’s Cathedral Investments Committee. He has been a visiting lecturer on investment and endowment management at the Judge Business School and the Universities of Stellenbosch and Vienna.

    +44 (0)20 7038 7053 richard.maitland@sarasin.co.uk
  • Oliver Bates - team image
    Oliver Bates

    Partner

    Oliver joined Sarasin & Partners in September 2008 having previously spent his 20-year fund management career at HSBC (formerly James Capel & Co) where he was Head of Charities.

    In addition to specialising in the management of charity portfolios and the subject of Social Impact Investments, Oliver is a trustee of I CAN, a specialist speech and language charity for children with communication difficulties. He is an Associate of the Securities Institute, and is on the Board of the Charity Investors’ Group (CIG).

    +44 (0)20 7038 7193 oliver.bates@sarasin.co.uk
  • Robert Boddington - team image
    Robert Boddington

    Partner, Chief Client Officer

    Robert joined Sarasin & Partners in 1988 and has over 30 years of investment experience. He has specialised in charity investment management since 1992.

    Robert is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

    +44 (0)20 7038 7050 robert.boddington@sarasin.co.uk
  • Ruadhri Duncan - team image
    Ruadhri Duncan

    Partner, Charities

    Ruadhri has over 15 years of investment experience in the fund management industry, where he has operated as both a fund manager and a charity trustee. After leaving the Army he started work with Leopold Joseph and Sons where he completed his fund management exams. In 1999 he moved to Newton Investment Management, where he worked within the charities department for over 12 years, joining Sarasin & Partners in 2011.

    Ruadhri is a Governor of Maidwell Hall School and a trustee of the Army Cadet Force Association.

    +44 (0)20 7038 7291 ruadhri.duncan@sarasin.co.uk
  • John Handford - team image
    John Handford

    Head of Charity Marketing

    John has over 5 years of investment experience and joined Sarasin & Partners as Head of Charity Marketing after a career in the Army, where he saw varied operational service. Much of his experience has been multinational, in the climate of military, civilian and interagency cooperation. He managed his Regimental Charities, he is a trustee and sits on the Professional Advisory Body of Charity Works.

    +44 (0)20 7038 7268 john.handford@sarasin.co.uk
  • James Hutton - team image
    James Hutton

    Business Partner

    James is responsible for the management of portfolios on behalf of charities and UK and international private clients. He is also a member of our Investment Policy Committee and the co-author of the Sarasin Compendium of Investment.

    Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners in October 2012, he spent 7 years at GAM London Limited where he was a Portfolio Director managing a diverse range of private client and charity portfolios. He started his investment career working for Newton Investment Management.

    James has a degree in Business Management from the University of Newcastle and is a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst.  He also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and has passed CFA level 1.

    +44 (0)20 7038 7257 james.hutton@sarasin.co.uk
  • Tom Lindsey
    Thomas Lindsey

    Investment Manager

    Thomas is an investment manager responsible for the management of discretionary mandates on behalf of charities, endowments and foundations.

    Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners in 2017, Thomas worked at Standard Life Investments managing multi-asset and absolute return portfolios for corporate pension schemes, charities, and private clients.

    Thomas graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2011 with a degree in English Literature and Philosophy. He is a CFA Charterholder®, a holder of the Investment Management Certificate (IMC), the CISI Capital Markets Program, and is a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of the UK.

    +44 (0)20 7038 7266 tom.lindsey@sarasin.co.uk
  • Tania McLuckie
    Tania McLuckie

    Associate Partner

    Tania is a member of the Charities team, responsible for overseeing the management of discretionary mandates and endowments.

    Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners in 2017, she spent two years at Conservation Capital working on the investment team, and latterly became COO. Before this Tania spent eight years at Ruffer LLP where she was an investment manager responsible for managing multi-asset absolute return portfolios for charities, pensions, trusts and private clients. She has over ten years' investment experience.

    Tania graduated with an MA (Hons) degree in Classics & Spanish from the University of Edinburgh. She holds the CISI Diploma and the Investment Management Certificate (IMC), and is a member of the UK's Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

    +44 (0)20 7038 7115 tania.mcluckie@sarasin.co.uk
  • Melanie Roberts - team image
    Melanie Roberts

    Partner

    Melanie has over 20 years of investment experience and joined Sarasin & Partners in 2011. She is primarily responsible for the management of charity and pension fund portfolios. Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners, Melanie spent 16 years at Newton Investment Management as a fund manager of charity, private client and pension fund portfolios.

    She qualified with a degree in Modern Languages from Durham University and is an Associate of the CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst) Society of the UK. Melanie is the current Editor of the Sarasin House Report.

    +44 (0)20 7038 7296 melanie.roberts@sarasin.co.uk
  • Alexander True - team image
    Alexander True

    Senior Associate Partner

    Alexander has over ten years of investment experience and is responsible for the management of charity portfolios.

    Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners in 2014, he worked at Newton Investment Management where he managed international private client and trustee portfolios, as well as investment models.

    Alexander has a degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Bristol and is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.  He also holds the Private Client Investment Advice and Management Diploma (PCIAM) and the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).

    +44 (0)20 7038 7212 alexander.true@sarasin.co.uk
  • Rowena White - team image
    Rowena White

    Senior Associate Partner

    Rowena has 8 years of investment experience and joined Sarasin & Partners in 2008, where she is primarily responsible for the management of charity portfolios. Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners, Rowena spent 2 years working for the Western Heritable Investment Company.

    She qualified with a degree in Modern European Languages from Edinburgh University, and has since completed the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment Diploma and the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).

    +44 (0)20 7038 7203 rowena.white@sarasin.co.uk
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