Pierin has 20+ years of investment experience in asset management with a focus on sustainable investing. He assumed responsibility for all sustainable thematic equities strategies at Bank J. Safra Sarasin in 2018. His team manages four global thematic investment strategies in the fields of Technology, Health, Consumer and Environment. He is the Lead Portfolio Manager of the JSS Future Health investment strategy. Pierin joined the bank as Head of Sustainable Investment Research in 2013. In this role he launched the second generation of sustainable investing, with a focus on performance and impact based strategies built on in-depth research and innovation.
He is a co-founder and board member of Contrast Capital, a specialist advisory consultancy in sustainable investing.
Pierin is a current board member of Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF). He contributed to the launch of the first sustainable investments tool kit for Swiss asset owners.
From 2002 until 2010, Pierin worked at SAM (now RobecoSAM), where he was the Head of
Research being responsible for an international analyst team.
He is a regular speaker at national and international investor conferences. Pierin holds a M.A. HSG from the University of St. Gallen.