City Moves for 26 January 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Spencer Ogden

The energy recruitment specialist has announced two appointments. Brad Lewington (pictured) has been promoted to director of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, alongside his existing position as head of Asia Pacific. Kristen Zeilerbauer becomes managing director in London.

Renaissance Capital

The investment bank has announced the appointment of Seki Mutukwa to its frontier markets research team. Based in London, he joins from HSBC Global Asset Management, where he was a director and senior analyst. Mutukwa has also held roles at Blackfriars Asset Management and State Street Global Advisors.

Puma Investments

Katherine Woodfine has been appointed investment analyst at the tax-efficient investment solutions provider. She joins from RBS, where she was a risk analyst focusing on regulatory capital requirements, stress testing, and working towards the divestment of a challenger bank. Woodfine has also held positions at BATS Trading, a pan-European equities exchange.

Clifford Chance

The law firm has announced two senior appointments. Caroline Firstbrook succeeds Amanda Burton as chief operating officer. Firstbrook previously held senior positions at Accenture and Monitor. Bas Boris Visser, managing partner of Clifford Chance’s Amsterdam office, becomes global head of innovation and business change.


David Dalton-Brown has been appointed director general at the financial services industry membership association. He has been a non-executive director at TISA for three years and holds a number of non-executive posts at Barclays (where he was also formerly director of Barclays Funds). Dalton-Brown has previously held senior positions at Fidelity, KPMG Norwich Union and the Prudential.

Julius Baer

The Swiss banking group has announced the appointment of Alan Edwards as a senior relationship manager, with the rank of managing director senior adviser. Based in London, he will focus on developing Julius Baer’s business in the North West region of the UK. Edwards joins from Barclays Wealth, where he was most recently regional centre head for Manchester and Liverpool. Edwards has also held roles at Coutts & Co.

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