Will Martindale was named group head of sustainability at Cardano Group, a spokesman said.
The position is new. Mr. Martindale is responsible for implementing the firm's sustainability objectives, including reaching net-zero investments by 2050, and for improving respect for human rights and diversity globally.
"We're thrilled Will has chosen to join us. His expertise in sustainability and responsible investing will strengthen our ability to meet our ambitious environment and societal commitments. Will's experience will enable us to further contribute to a sustainable economy and ensure our clients and the beneficiaries we serve are well placed for the challenges of the future," Kerrin Rosenberg, CEO of Cardano U.K., said in a news release.
Cardano has €115 billion ($140.5 billion) in assets under management and advisement.
Mr. Martindale was director of policy and research at the Principles for Responsible Investment. Details of his replacement were not available.