City Moves for 04 November 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

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Edison Investor Access

The investment intelligence and access firm has appointed Rachel Carroll (pictured) as global head of investor access and Paul Glover as senior account director. Carroll joins from Ener1, where she was vice president of corporate communications. She has also held roles at both Cowen & Co and Societe Generale. Glover has held positions at Fairfax IS, Cantor Fitzgerald Europe, Collins Stewart and Hoare Govett/ABN Amro.

Royal London Asset Management

Piers Hillier has been appointed chief investment officer at the asset management firm. He joins from Kames Capital, where he has been head of international equities since 2012. Hillier has also held chief investment officer positions at LV= Asset Management and West LB Asset Management.

Grant Thornton

The assurance, tax, and advisory firm has appointed Richard Parkin as automotive sector specialist in its transaction advisory services practice. He joins from Glass’s Information Services, where he was head of valuations.

Old Mutual Global Investors

Allan MacLeod has been appointed head of international distribution at the asset management firm. He most recently worked at Ignis Asset Management, where he was head of global accounts. MacLeod also previously spent 21 years at Martin Currie, where he set up and ran its hedge fund business and was a member of its executive committee.

Hymans Robertson

Matthew Fletcher has been appointed senior longevity technical consultant at the pensions, benefits and risk consultancy. He joins from Towers Watson, where he was a senior consultant.

Osborne Clarke

The law firm has announced the appointment of Russell Van Praagh as a corporate partner in its London office. He joins from the London office of McDermott Will & Emery, and focuses on private equity, venture capital, and investment-related work for institutions, family offices, and private individuals.


Beth Whybrow has been appointed underwriter in the specialist Lloyd’s underwriter’s financial lines division. She began her insurance career as a premium technician at a broker in 2005, and has since held a variety of underwriting roles.

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