City Moves for 14 July 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Advent Solutions Management

The insurance consulting and outsource services provider has appointed Paul Bermingham to launch its new delegated underwriting support business. He joins as a director from Xchanging, where he was executive director, claims. Bermingham has 27 years’ experience in insurance.

Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust

Carlos Hardenberg has been appointed lead portfolio manager of the investment trust. He is senior vice president and managing director of Templeton Emerging Markets Group. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Hardenberg was an analyst in the corporate finance department for Bear Stearns International in London.

Fulcrum Asset Management

The asset management firm has announced two appointments to its investment team. Fiona Boal joins as director of commodity research. She was previously associate director, commodities at Hermes Investment Management, and has also held roles at Argonaut Capital, Harbert Strategic Commodities Fund, and Rabobank International. Matthieu Walterspiler joins as director of equity research. He was executive director, European portfolio strategy at Goldman Sachs.

Metro Bank

The bank has appointed Jo Hollins as senior relationship manager, large loans. She joins from Metro Bank’s private banking unit. Hollins has also previously worked as a consultant at John Charcol.

PwC Legal

Oliver Williams has been appointed partner in PwC’s legal division. He joins from DLA and has also worked at Weil Gotshal. Williams advises on private equity, M&A, joint ventures, equity issues and corporate restructuring.

Insight Investment

The European investment management firm has announced the appointment of John Rushen as head of institutional for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He joins from Aon Hewitt, where he was head of Europe, Middle East and Africa investment services. Rushen has also previously held positions at BlackRock and Mercer.


The tech M&A boutique has announced the appointment of Andy Lister as partner. He joins from KPMG Corporate Finance, where he was a director. Lister is a chartered accountant, and first qualified with KPMG in Leeds in 2004.

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