Meet Lara


Lara Kesterton

Head of mtx ESG Research

8 years investment experience

7 years with Vontobel


Vontobel Asset Management AG

Genferstrasse 27

CH-8022 Zurich


Lara Kesterton joined Vontobel Asset Management in June 2017 as an ESG Consultant for the mtx franchise within the Vontobel Conviction Equities Boutique.

Prior to joining Vontobel, Lara Kesterton worked on developing decarbonizing pathways for international hotel groups and on a World Bank project with the Maldives government. Lara has also worked with a number of private equity groups on renewable energy investments.

Lara is a lawyer by professional background, with five years’ practice in a leading London law firm, specializing in banking and international finance.

Lara Kesterton attained her undergraduate degree at the University of Durham and a Master of Science in Environmental Change & Management from Oxford University.