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Mitesh Sheth MBE

Chief Investment Officer of Multi-Asset, Newton Investment Management

Mitesh Sheth is a proud British Indian, a practicing Hindu, a Vegan and doesn’t drink alcohol. Growing up his parents worked multiple jobs to make ends meet as immigrants to the UK from Africa, as did their parents when they emigrated from India. He went to a state school in Crawley, then got into LSE to study Actuarial Science. After graduating he spent a year reconnecting with his roots in India studying at Tatvagnan Vidhyapeeth (School of Philosophy).

Mitesh started my career at Aon Consulting as an investment analyst, then was hired into Watson Wyatt as a fixed income manager researcher. He became a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (FIA) in 2004. Mitesh spent a number of years at Henderson Global Investors, latterly as Head of Fixed Income until 2012. He worked as a strategy consultant for various organisations driving culture change, innovation and transformation, before being appointed as CEO of Redington in April 2016. He stepped down from the role after 5 years at the end of 2021. He was recognised in HRH The Queen’s New Year’s Honours list in Jan 2022, and awarded an MBE for leadership in diversity and inclusion across the investment industry by HRH Prince William.

Mitesh’s current role is as Chief Investment Officer for Multi-Asset at Newton Investment Management, where he is also the executive sponsor for the DEI Council. He is passionate about developing agile and inclusive cultures, where diverse talent can innovate and collaborate to create a more sustainable and equitable future for all. He is a member of the Diversity Project’s Advisory Council and an executive sponsor of the Race & Ethnicity workstream, where he has been actively involved in impactful campaigns like #fishoutofwater, #embRACEyourcareer and #embraceyourreligion