Liontrust expands sustainable investment team

Asset manager Liontrust has strengthened the sustainable investment team with two hires, adding to its capability in both equities and fixed income.

Connor Godsell has joined as an investment analyst, focusing on rates
analysis for the Sustainable Future fixed income strategies. Based in Edinburgh, Godsell has joined from abrdn, where he spent seven years working on the rates and inflation desk, first as an investment analyst and later as an investment manager.

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Linnea Bengtsson, who is based in London, has joined as equity analyst
focusing on global clean-tech opportunities. Linnea formerly spent four years as an equity analyst in the sustainable investment team at Ninety One Asset Management.

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Peter Michaelis, head of the Liontrust sustainable investment team, commented: “They join at a time when the team believes our long-term sustainable themes, such as innovation in healthcare and digital security, are as strong as ever. This gives us great confidence for our investment strategies, along with the attractive valuations for stocks we hold and the future growth prospects for our companies.”