Natasha Landell-Mills, CFA
Partner, Head of Stewardship
Natasha joined Sarasin & Partners in 2013, where she oversees the firm's stewardship activities. Specific areas of work include steering the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters into the investment process, managing voting and engagement, and leading outreach on several policy and market-related matters. Natasha manages a team of three stewardship analysts.
In the UK, Natasha has been a vocal advocate of reform for the accounting and audit system to promote long-term stewardship, as well as for action by company boards to confront climate change. She is a member of the Financial Reporting Council's Investor Advisory Group, as well as the Advisory Board for Sir Donal Brydon's review of the effectiveness and purpose of audit. Natasha is also involved with a number of committees promoting action to manage climate risk, convened by the Institutional Investor Group on Climate Change. She sits on the Investment Committee for the Cambridge Assistants Contributory Pension Scheme.
Natasha has a background in development economics and responsible investment. Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners, she spent six years as the Senior Analyst leading ESG integration and several areas of policy work at the Universities Superannuation Scheme's investment management arm. Natasha also spent four years in Budapest working with OTP Fund Management and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Before moving into finance, she spent a number of years working on sustainable development issues in Asia, Africa and Latin America, starting her career as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow, working as the Chief Economist in the Guyana Forestry Commission.
Natasha was awarded the International Corporate Governance Network’s 2019 Stewardship Champion Award, and joined the International Audit and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) Consultative Advisory Group in early 2020.
Natasha has a Masters in Economics from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Natural Resource and Environmental Economics from University College London, and is a CFA Charterholder.