The latest senior moves in wealth and asset management from across Europe and the UK.
AllianceBernstein has appointed George Ullstein as portfolio manager for global equity income, based in London.
Ullstein has moved from Schroders Asset Management, where he was a portfolio manager responsible for generating alpha for its global equity growth and income strategies. Prior to this, he was an equity research analyst for Schroders, Sarasin & Partners and Putnam Investments.
“Income investing has become an increasingly challenging environment, and we are deeply committed to helping our clients achieve their goals in this area. George will play a crucial part in helping us do this,” Chris Hogbin, head of equities, said.
The investment firm manages around $750 billion for institutional, high net worth and retail investors globally.
Invesco has appointed Maximilian Kufer as head of ESG for private markets. He reports to global head of ESG Cathrine de Coninck-Lopez and will be based in London, where he will be responsible for ESG integration across the firm's real assets and private alternative strategies.
Prior to joining Invesco, Kufer spent four years as global sustainability manager at AXA IM in alternatives, leading responsible investment integration for real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
He is an active working groups' member in the real estate ESG sector, sitting on the green-labelling GRESB Benchmark Committee, and the ULI Sustainability Council, a European body dedicated to built environment concerns.
Invesco manages around $1.35 trillion in assets on behalf of clients globally of which around $86 billion are in real estate.