City Moves for 10 November 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

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The asset finance provider has appointed Greg Chiappini as head of aviation and marine. He was most recently head of specialist asset management at Lombard, and started his career as an officer in the South African Navy.

MetLife UK

Simon Massey has been appointed wealth management director at the insurance and investment firm. He was previously intermediaries director at Scottish Widows, and has 28 years’ experience in financial services.

Markel International

The specialist insurer has appointed Dean Pitts and Nick West to its property team. Pitts joins as head of property direct and facultative from Liberty Syndicates, where he was most recently head of insurance. West was previously class underwriter for Liberty Sydnicate’s worldwide direct and facultative property team.


Cathryn Vanderspar has been appointed head of the law firm’s London tax team. She joins from Berwin Leighton Paisner, where she has been a tax partner for more than 16 years. Vanderspar’s experience covers unauthorised and authorised funds and listed vehicles across asset classes, including real estate debt and private equity.

Rathbones Investment Management

Will Roberts has been appointed investment director at the investment management firm. He joins from Charles Stanley, where he worked as an investment manager. Roberts has also held positions at UBS Wealth Management, and BWD Rensburg.

Kleinwort Benson

The private bank and wealth manager has appointed Paul Surguy as senior discretionary fund manager in its discretionary fund management team. He joins from Sanlam Private Investments, where he was head of managed funds. Surguy previously worked as a private client portfolio manager.


Ralph Dorey has been appointed senior director in central London leasing at the commercial real estate and investment firm. He joins from Montagu Evans, where he was a partner, and previously worked for CBRE before 2009. Dorey specialises in West End agency, and has worked with Land Securities, Aviva, TIAA Henderson Real Estate and Legal & General.

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