F&C poaches Henderson SRI manager

F&C Investments has appointed Alice Evans from Henderson Global Investors, to run its Stewardship International fund alongside Sophie Horsfall, the head of global thematic equities at F&C.

Evans worked at Hendersons for nearly six years, where she latterly managed the Henderson Industries of the Future fund, a global, multi thematic socially responsible investment (SRI) fund.

She joins F&C as a senior fund manager in the group’s global thematic equities team, reporting directly to Horsfall. According to the group she will manage other sustainable investment products, alongside co-running the £310m Stewardship International fund.