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New head of responsible investment for Quilter Investors

Date: 21 October 2022

We are pleased to announce that Marisol Hernandez has joined us as head of responsible investment for Quilter Investors.

Marisol is a responsible investment specialist with over 15 years of experience, working for institutional investors, consultancy firms and the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investment (UNPRI) as a responsible investment adviser and alternative investments consultant.

Marisol Hernandez

At UNPRI, Marisol was Head of Asset Owners, developing programs for the selection, appointment and monitoring of investment managers and passive investments. Marisol was also responsible for developing the first industry standard responsible investment due diligence questionnaire and guide for hedge funds.

Marisol will be responsible for the development and implementation of Quilter Investors responsible investment policies and activities. She will report into Quilter Investors’ chief investment officer, Marcus Brookes.

Marcus Brookes, Chief Investment Officer Quilter Investors:

“We are delighted to be welcoming someone of Marisol’s abilities and experience to Quilter Investors. We have come a long way in a short space of time in implementing responsible investment and are proud of the products and services we have in place for advisers. However, we recognise that there is more to be done and that we cannot rest on our laurels. I look forward to working closely with Marisol to develop our offering further and ensure responsible investment is one of our core pillars of Quilter Investors.

Marisol Hernandez, Head of Responsible Investment Quilter Investors:

“Responsible investment has surged in popularity in recent years, but with that has brought challenges that need to be addressed. There can still be a lot of confusion on terminology and approaches and as such it has become crucial to be clear and precise in what it is we want to achieve in this space, where people, profits and planet can coexist. Quilter Investors has the ambition and drive to make responsible investment a success and make it part of the fabric of financial advice and I am excited to be part of this journey.”