The Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment team within LGIM performs a highly active role in ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) matters that impact the long-term value of our clients.
The team of 13 professionals, with an average investment experience of 12 years, is headed by the Director of Corporate Governance, Sacha Sadan.*
Sacha is a member of the LGIM Board and reports directly to LGIM’s CEO. Two independent non-executive directors on LGIM’s board have the specific responsibility of overseeing the team’s activities and ensure conflicts are appropriately managed. The independent reporting line allows the team to manage internal conflicts, form views and take decisions in the long-term interests of all clients.
*As at 31 December 2018
Sacha Sadan is Director of Corporate Governance and on the Board at LGIM (Legal & General Investment Management) one of the largest asset managers in Europe. In September 2016 he was recognised in the Financial Times as one of ‘The 30 most influential people in the City of London’, crediting him as one the leading architects of 2012’s “shareholder spring”. At LGIM Sacha has overall responsibility for corporate governance including areas including Environment Social Governance (ESG). Sacha regularly collaborates with other investors as well as Governments and Regulators.
He was a Senior UK Equity Manager at Gartmore (2002-2011) where he co-managed a range of UK equity hedge, retail and institutional funds. He was voted the top-rated Pan European Fund Manager in the Thomson Reuters Extel Awards (known as the “City Oscars”) in 2010 and rated third in 2009. He started his career in the city in 1994 at Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).
Sacha holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from Manchester University and is a Fellow of ICSA. Sacha is on the board of the Investor Forum.