City Moves for 24 April 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Deloitte Real Estate

Gerry Biddle has been appointed senior specialist business rates consultant in Deloitte’s real estate division’s valuation advisory and business rates team. He was responsible for setting up the London specialist rating unit of the Valuation Office Agency.

Aviva Investors

Simon Young has been appointed UK equities fund manager at Aviva’s asset management business. He will work on its institutional UK equity fund and assist on its retail UK equity income fund. Young joins from BlackRock, where he began his career in 1997 and where he was most recently UK equities fund manager.

Ince & Co

The law firm has announced the promotion of three partners. Khalid Hamed works out of Dubai, and has over 25 years’ experience providing legal counsel in the Middle East. James Hickland works out of London, and is focused on international commercial litigation and arbitration, and related advisory work. David Richards also works out of London, and deals with all forms of shipping cases.

Quilter Cheviot

The investment management firm has appointed two regional development managers to its London office. Simon Williams joins from Legal & General, where he was a regional sales manager, working in pensions and investments. Mark Jarvis joins from Charles Stanley, and has also held roles at AXA Wealth, Standard Life and Scottish Amicable.

UHY Hacker Young

Simon Barker has been appointed partner in the accountancy firm’s London business advisory services team. He has most recently held consultancy and interim positions, including at Sayers Butterworth. Barker was formerly a partner at KPMG.

Quadrant Estates

The property investor and developer has appointed John Maddison to its retail team. He was previously head of retail warehouse asset management at British Land, and has also held senior positions at Henderson Global Investors, Savills, and Hillier Parker.


George Quigley has been appointed partner in the professional services firm’s cyber security practice. He joins from BDO, where he was partner and led its technology risk and advisory services practice.

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