About the Managers

About Sarasin

Sarasin are a specialist asset manager, trusted to invest £13.3 billion* on behalf of charities, private clients, institutions and intermediaries around the world.

As long-standing providers of multi-asset investment solutions, their diverse, experienced team stretches from global analysts and economists to risk experts, all sharing knowledge and ideas on a daily basis. Sarasin are passionate about what they do, and focus exclusively on delivering strong, long-term investment performance and exceptional client service. Using their history of investment expertise and innovation, they seek the most suitable businesses for long-term investment, taking seriously their role as stewards of their clients’ assets.

Sarasin operate as a partnership, with local management owning 45% of the economic interest. The remainder is owned by Bank J Safra Sarasin. The Group in total has assets under management in excess of £132 billion.**

* Source: Sarasin & Partners LLP as at 31 March 2019 (updated quarterly)

** Source: Bank J Safra Sarasin as at 31 December 2018 (updated annually); exchange rate used GBP:CHF = 1.2486 

David Palmer

David Palmer

Co-Fund Manager

David has 35 years of investment experience, and joined Sarasin & Partners in November 2000. He is the Investment Manager for the Sarasin IE GlobalSar Income and Dynamic Funds, and a number of portfolios for private clients. Prior to joining the firm, much of his career was spent with the Royal Bank of Canada where he started as a credit analyst before becoming a director of its investment bank subsidiary, which included working in Japan. He also worked with the Birmingham based stockbrokers Albert E Sharp.

David holds a Securities Institute Diploma, and attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

David Palmer

Mark Van Moorsel

Co-Fund Manager

Mark is the Co-Fund Manager of the Sarasin Sterling Bond Fund and Sarasin Responsible Corporate Bond Fund.  He has 17 years’ experience working in fixed income asset management and prior to joining Sarasin in 2013, he worked for M&G Investments and Albany Capital Consulting. Mark holds the Investment Management Certificate and obtained Bachelor of Management Degree – Double Major in International Management and Finance from the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.