City Moves for 29 May 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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EC Harris

The natural and built asset design and consultancy firm has appointed James Crawley as an associate partner in its development management and consultancy team. Based in Leeds, he joins from Calderdale Council. Crawley has also held roles at Muse Developments and M&G Real Estate.

OM Asset Management

Trevedi Tewari has been appointed head of institutional, United Kingdom and Ireland at the asset management firm. He has previously worked as director in consultant relations at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, now part of Aberdeen Asset Management, performing a relationship management and sales role in its institutional team.

Beringer Tame

The digital recruitment firm’s executive search division Hannington Tame has appointed Emma McDonnell as partner. She was previously managing director at Highfield Human Solutions. McDonnell has 20 years’ experience as an executive search specialist and talent broker.

Paul Hastings

Duncan Woollard has been appointed partner in the law firm’s corporate practice in London. A private investment funds lawyer, he joins Paul Hastings from King & Wood Mallesons. Woollard advises on a range of private equity and fund structuring matters, and specialises in the raising of investment funds.


The serviced offices provider has announced the appointment of Andrew Blurton as chief financial officer. He has 35 years’ experience in senior roles, and has previously served as group financial director of MWB Business Exchange.

Moore Stephens

Ian Gardner has been appointed partner in the accountancy and consulting firm’s insurance industry group. He is a chartered accountant with 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry. Gardner has seven years’ experience working in senior positions in internal audit at two FTSE-listed general insurance groups.

Teach First

Robert Swannell has been appointed to the education charity’s board of trustees. Currently chairman of Marks & Spencer, he has spent 30 years in investment banking, including as vice-chairman of Citi Europe and chairman of Citi’s European Investment Bank.

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