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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is chaired by the Managing Partner and has representatives from key functional groups, including the Chief Operating Officer. This Committee is responsible for all decisions on matters that arise on a day-to-day basis, as well as implementing the agreed budget and strategy of the Board.

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    Guy Matthews

    Managing Partner

    Guy was appointed as Managing Partner in June 2016, having previously been Chief Operating Officer since 2010 and prior to that Chief Financial Officer of the Sarasin (UK) Group from 2002 until 2010. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of our investment fund company, Sarasin Investment Funds Limited, and non-executive director to our offshore fund company, Sarasin Funds Management (Ireland) Limited. He is also Chairman on the Executive Committee and a member of the Product Strategy Group.

    He started his career at Smith and Williamson where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1990.  He spent a year at the Investment Management Regulatory Organisation (IMRO) on secondment and joined Sarasin & Partners in 1994 where he had responsibility for the financial accounts, compliance, corporate strategy and fund administration.

    Guy is a Chartered Accountant, and was also formerly the Chairman of the FSA’s Smaller Businesses Practitioner Panel and a member of the FSA’s Practitioner Panel.

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    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.

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    Hadley Simons

    Business Partner

    Hadley is the COO for Client Affairs and has operational oversight for the private clients, charities and institutional teams.

    Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners, Hadley was the Division COO for Wealth Management at C Hoare & Co. In 2017, he executed the sale of the division to Cazenove Capital. Before this, he worked at Barclays from 2009, where he was the Head of Change for the UK Private Bank, and led a number of transformative programmes. He has also worked at UBS where, amongst other roles, he ran their European securities financing operation.

    Hadley graduated with a BA Econ (Hons) from the University of Reading, and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).

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    Subitha Subramaniam

    Partner, Chief Economist and Head of Asset Management

    Subitha is responsible for analysing the macroeconomic backdrop that underpins investment strategy.

    Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners, Subitha worked at UBS in Zurich, Switzerland, as a Senior Economist for Asia in Global Markets Research and then as a Macroeconomist for Asia in Sovereign Research. She was a project Director at the Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector, Washington DC, USA. She also worked as a research assistant at the World Bank’s Middle East Department.

    Subitha holds a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College, Hanover NH, USA and an MA and Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University, Durham NC, USA.

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    Tim Temple

    Partner, Chief Operating Officer

    Tim joined Sarasin from the Bank of New York (now BNY Mellon) in 2005 as the Valuations Manager. He became Head of Operations in 2009 and then Chief Operating Officer in 2016.

    Tim is primarily responsible for ensuring that the operational and IT components of the firm support efficient and effective processes within a strong control environment. Tim entered the Financial Services industry with a position at WM Company in Edinburgh, before moving into a client servicing role at Deutsche Asset Management in London. 

    Tim holds a BA from Macquarie University, Sydney, and an Executive MBA from the Cass Business School, University of London.