Whittaker will be based in Zurich and start the position 1 September. She joins the Rotterdam-based asset manager from UBS. At UBS, Whittaker worked in the CIO office as a sustainable investment strategist. Whittaker previously worked at Robeco from 2015-2017.
Robeco has also hired three researchers for its sustainable investment research team in Federico Silvano, Ally Wong, and Giulia Schettino, the latter two individuals also joined Robeco from UBS. Silvano was previously at Alliance Global Investors.