Jonathan Gray has been appointed partner in the business advisory firm’s London-based financial services consultancy practice. A fintech expert, he has over 20 years’ experience working across retail banking, wealth management, credit cards and insurance.
The investment and financial planning group has appointed Stuart Layzell as chief financial officer. He began his career at PwC, working in its M&A advisory team. Layzell has also worked at LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group, helped launch the Business Growth Fund in 2011, and has held chief financial officer positions at Fourth and Isotrak.
Simon Hunt has been appointed UK banking and capital markets leader at the professional services firm. He has been at PwC for the past 18 years, and was chief operating officer of its UK financial services practice for the past two. Kevin Burrowes, the firm’s UK financial services leader, additionally becomes global banking and capital markets leader across the PwC international network.
Norton Rose Fulbright
The law firm has appointed Sarah Coucher as restructuring partner in its London banking and finance team. She joins from DLA Piper. Coucher has most recently focused on the technology, energy and healthcare sectors.
The investment research provider has announced two leadership appointments to the Morningstar Investment Management Group for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Dan Kemp becomes chief investment officer. Robin Johnson becomes head of portfolio management. Kemp joined Morningstar in 2014, and has also held roles at Albemarle Street Partners. Johnson joined in 2007, and has also worked at Mellon Global Investors and Bestinvest.
Waverton Investment Management
William Tong has been appointed business development manager for the investment management firm’s managed funds service team. He joins from Charles Stanley, where he was responsible for intermediary sales across the London region. Tong has also held roles at Towry Law and Evercore Pan-Asset.
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