City Moves for 3 July 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Deloitte Real Estate

The real estate firm has appointed Claire O’Shaughnessy as a director in real estate consulting, focusing on the public sector. She previously led the development of the footprint strategy in the strategic business partner team for the Ministry of Defence.

Allianz Global Investors

Iain Cowell has been appointed head of solutions for UK and Ireland at the investment management firm. He was previously head of investment affairs at the National Association of Pension Funds. Cowell has nearly 20 years’ experience in investment management and has also held senior roles at BNY Mellon and Hermes Investment Management.


The professional services firm has appointed Chris Brown as a partner and head of its business assurance practice in the UK and Ireland. He previously worked at PwC for 16 years in both its assurance and consulting businesses, and spent 11 years as a partner. Brown has also held roles at Deloitte and the National Audit Office.

Lincoln Pensions

Nick Tinker has been appointed director at the UK specialist pensions advisory business. He joins in September from AlixPartners (formerly Zolfo Cooper), where he worked in its pensions advisory business.

The UK P&I Club

Stuart Edmonston has been appointed director of loss prevention at the shipping protection and indemnity mutual insurance firm. He joined in 2014 as loss prevention deputy director. Edmonston is a master mariner, and has also spent eight years at Holman Fenwick and Willan as a marine manager and casualty investigator.

Inflexion Private Equity

The private equity firm has announced the appointment of Andrew Priest as director in its origination team. He previously spent 10 years as a partner at Skillcapital, an executive search firm focused on private equity. Priest has also worked as a consultant at BCG and as news editor at Reuters.

Interim Partners

The interim managers provider has appointed Steve Rutherford as managing partner. He joins from Michael Page, where he was managing director of the technology, consultancy, strategy and change divisions.

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