People Moves: J Safra Sarasin appoints Daniel Wild as Chief Sustainability Officer
Press Release - Bank J. Safra Sarasin have announced the appointment of Dr. Daniel Wild to further strengthen its position as a pioneer in sustainable investing.
Daniel Wild will join Bank J. Safra Sarasin and take on the role of Chief Sustainability Officer as a
Managing Director on 1 March 2022. Wild joins from Credit Suisse, where he was the Global Head of
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Strategy. From 2006 to 2019, he held various senior
roles within RobecoSAM AG, including as co-CEO of the sustainable investment firm. Daniel Wild
graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ in 1997 with a PhD in
Environmental Engineering and a postdoc from Stanford University.
Based in Zurich, Daniel Wild will assume leadership across the Bank on all sustainability and ESG
strategies. He will be responsible for enhancing the Bank's sustainability offering and advisory
solutions to clients. With his extensive experience as a recognised expert, Daniel Wild will take strategic
responsibility to promote and develop the Bank's well-established role in sustainable asset
management. Daniel Wild replaces Dr Jan Amrit Poser who will pursue a new opportunity outside of the
private banking industry.
With more than 30 years of track record as a pioneer and thought leader in the field of sustainable
investments, Bank J. Safra Sarasin is looking forward to continuing its sustainability agenda and
contributing positively to a sustainable future. As part of its commitments, including its 2020 Climate
Pledge, J. Safra Sarasin Sustainable Asset Management has adhered to integrating sustainability
aspects into all strategies managed in-house and pledged to develop investment strategies to tackle
climate change and to support actions to mitigate climate change by 2035.