Gresham House expands institutional team

Press release - 14 July 2023

Press release - 14 July 2023

Gresham House expands institutional team to to drive further growth

Claire Glennon joins as Head of UK Institutional Sales, and Alastair Leather as Director, Institutional Business, to work alongside Heather Fleming, Managing Director, Institutional Business.

Claire joins on 1 August 2023 from Schroders where she was most recently UK Head of Sustainability. Alastair joined on 3 July having most recently been Director, Institutional Business at Ninety One (formerly Investec Asset Management).

In this newly created role, Claire will support the continued growth of the business and meet the increasing institutional demand for sustainable investment solutions. Prior to her Sustainability role at Schroders, she was Co-Head of UK Institutional Sales, and formerly Head of UK and Ireland Business Development.

Claire will join Heather Fleming in growing and servicing Gresham House’s expanding institutional client base, with a primary focus on Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) but also covering insurance companies, charities, and endowments where the business is experiencing increasing interest as institutional investors seek exposure to its innovative solutions that deliver both sustainability outcomes alongside attractive returns.

Alastair will primarily focus on managing and developing investment consultant relationships as well sales coverage. Alastair has held senior positions in the asset management sector for over a decade. Following ten years at Goldman Sachs, he joined Ninety One in 2018, where he was responsible for new business development across public and private markets.

Rupert Robinson, Managing Director commented:

“These appointments further demonstrate our commitment to offering innovative sustainable investment opportunities to institutional investors. Claire’s deep understanding of their needs and her leadership experience in sustainability will support the continued expansion of our distribution channels in the UK and internationally as we grow. Alastair’s expertise in fundraising and building strong relationships will be key to ensuring Gresham House reaches its strategic goals and growth objectives.”

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