Sycomore AM hires head of SRI
French asset manager Sycomore AM has appointed Bertille Presta as head of Sustainable & Responsible Investment (SRI) and portfolio manager.
Presta was hitherto working as SRI analyst at La Financière de l’Echiquier. Formerly, she worked for F&C Asset Management as analyst for governance and sustainable investment, from 2010 to 2014.
Presta started her career at Oddo Securities as SRI analyst ans also held a position of consultant at the Comité national des conseillers du commerce extérieur de la France, the French foreign trade advisors’ committee.
The firm has signed the UN principles for responsible investment in 2010 and is a member of the SRI commission at the Association Française de la Gestion Financière (AFG).
At the end of December 2014, Sycomore AM manages €2.5bn in assets.