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

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Baker Tilly

The professional services firm has appointed Kenny McLean as a director in its consulting practice. He joins from Certeco, where he was a director overseeing client change programmes. McLean has also held roles at KPMG, IBM, SAP and EDS.


The commercial real estate services and investment firm has announced two appointments to its capital advisors division. Marco Rampin joins as head of debt and structured finance (Europe) from BNP Paribas’s corporate investment banking department, where he was head of the real estate capital markets group. Tim Ryan joins as head of strategic advisory, corporate finance from JP Morgan in Australia, where he was managing director and head of real estate.


Paul Staples has been appointed partner in the professional services firm’s corporate finance advisory business. He was previously head of UK corporate finance and a senior managing director in BNP Paribas’s European investment banking division. Staples completed his accountancy training at Touche Ross in 1990.

Savills Investment Management

The property investment manager has appointed James Bury as chief operating officer. He joins from Pradera, the retail property fund manager, where he had been chief executive since 2012. Bury has also held senior roles at JER Partners and Henderson Global Investors.

Jones Day

Nick Collins has been appointed partner in the law firm’s projects and infrastructure practice in London. He joins from Latham & Watkins, where he was a partner in its project development and finance group. Collins has over 18 years’ experience as a project finance lawyer.

Axa Investment Managers

The asset management firm has announced two hires to its emerging market debt team. Sailesh Lad joins as a senior portfolio manager within its global emerging markets fixed income team from Ignis Asset Management, where he was an emerging markets debt fund manager. Olga Fedotova joins as head of emerging market credit from UniCredit, where she managed a team of credit analysts.

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