City Moves for 23 February 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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The real estate-focused professional services firm has announced the appointment of two investment agents from Colliers International. Richard Servidei (pictured) joins its alternatives team. Oliver Jordan joins its retail investment team.

PineBridge Investments

The investment management firm has announced the appointment of Anik Sen as global head of equities. He joined PineBridge’s London office in 2008, and previously held roles at Brevan Howard, Goldman Sachs, UBS Warburg, and Fidelity Investments.

Strawberry Star Group

The real estate consultancy has announced two appointments to its UK office. Dorian Beresford joins as chief executive. Kenny Oke joins as development director of Strawberry Star Developments. He has worked in property and construction for over a decade.

Arthur J Gallagher & Co

The insurance brokerage and risk management services firm has announced the appointment of Grahame “Chily” Chilton as chief executive of its UK-based international brokerage division. He founded Benfield Group, and is a former chairman of Aon Benfield. Since December 2013, Chilton has led Arthur J Gallagher’s reinsurance intermediary joint-venture Capsicum Re.


Mark Lewis has been appointed partner at the law firm. He is a libel and defamation lawyer, and joins from Taylor Hampton. Lewis has over 25 years’ experience in libel, confidentiality, reputation management and intellectual property matters. He worked for clients involved in the recent phone hacking scandals, representing the Dowler family against News International.


The specialist pension provider has announced two appointments. Richard Valentine joins as operations director. He has previously held roles at IPS & James Hay, most recently as managing director of its Bristol operation. Bill Graham joins as a property specialist. He was previously head of property management at Suffolk Life.

Association of Investment Companies

Nick Britton has been appointed head of training at the trade association. He was previously editor of What Investment magazine and head of investment group at Vitesse Media.

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