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Former Skandia head Jim Roberts joins Sarasin & Partners

Sarasin & Partners has appointed former Skandia group investment director Jim Roberts as the group’s non-executive director.

Roberts, who was also chairman of Skandia investment management, will look to build on Sarasin & Partners drive into the mainstream UK wholesale market.

Sarasin & Partners managing director Guy Monson says: “We are very pleased to have attracted Jim to Sarasin & Partners. His detailed knowledge and great experience within the market will act as a catapult to our ambitions. Jim’s proven business management capabilities and wisdom will be a considerable benefit to the Partners as we expand and evolve.”


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