George Stylianides has been appointed leader of PwC’s financial services risk and regulation practice. He is taking over from Julie Coates, who is returning to Australia after four years in the UK. Stylianides has over 25 years’ experience working in financial institutions.
Natixis Global Asset Management
The asset manager has announced four appointments to its London-based portfolio research and consulting group. Julien Dauchez joins as a consultant. He previously ran his own consultancy, and has also worked as a director at Barclays Capital. Xavier Lassau joins as a junior analyst from Amundi in Paris, where he was a quantitative risk analyst. Narimane Agha joins as a junior analyst from Natixis Asset Management in Paris. Finally, Graham Brewster relocates to London from the Boston portfolio research and consulting group.
Stewart Womersley has been appointed partner in the law firm’s London corporate team. A corporate real estate specialist, he joins from Nabarro, where he was due to be admitted as a partner on 1 May 2014. Womersley focuses on complex corporate wrapped real estate transactions.
The private wealth management business has appointed Adam Suggett as a financial controller. He joins from Hume Capital Securities, and has also worked as a manager in Grant Thornton’s capital markets team.
The specialist real estate litigation law firm has appointed Matthew Stanton as an assistant solicitor. He joins from Allen & Overy, where he was an assistant in its real estate litigation department.
Crowe Clark Whitehill
Paul Blythe has been promoted to corporate finance partner in the audit, tax, and advisory firm’s London office. He was previously a director, and joined the corporate finance team in 2010.
The law firm has announced that private client solicitor Claire Trotel is joining. She has previously worked for Snow Hill Legal, the in-house private client team associated with Moore Stephens, McGuire Woods, and Macfarlanes.