Moreno Ortega joins Robeco in Madrid
Dutch asset manager Robeco has appointed Pablo Moreno Ortega as distribution manager for ESG and investment funds in Madrid.
In his new role, he will also be sustainability ambassador to the Spanish market, working closely to Robeco-owned sustainable investment firm SAM.
Moreno Ortega joins the group from Societe Generale, where he worked with institutional Iberian clients on equity sales.
He has also worked at Dresdner Kleinwort and Salomon Smith Barney
In an interview with Investment Europe, Rainer Baumann, head of portfolio management at SAM, confirmed that the interest for sustainable investments in Southern European markets, such as Italy and Spain, is growing, and that the company is investing to take profit of this trend.
Sustainable investments have been traditionally more developed in Nordic markets such as Scandinavia, Netherlands and France.
A full interview with Baumann on the growth of sustainable investments in Southern Europe will be published in the next issue of Investment Europe.
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