City Moves for 16 July 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Logistics Capital Partners

The project development and asset management services provider has announced the appointment of Andrea Benvenuti as a partner. He joins as managing director of development and construction from Amazon. Benvenuti has also held senior roles at Prologis.

Willis Group

The risk advisory, re/insurance broking, and human capital and benefits firm has appointed Brian Shea as head of Europe for its insurance investment banking division. He joins from SCOR, where he was chief corporate strategy officer. Shea has also held senior roles at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Intermediate Capital Group

The asset management firm has announced two appointments to its European loan business to strengthen its credit fund management team in Europe. Michael Curtis joins as portfolio manager from 3i Debt Management, where he was a portfolio manager. Curtis has also held roles at South Square Capital and Alpstar Capital. Benjamin Edgar joins as a portfolio manager from CVC Credit Partners, where he was a managing director. Edgar has also held roles at Alcentra and Deutsche Bank.

British Council for Offices

David Partridge has been appointed president of the member organisation. He is currently managing partner of Argent, and sits on the policy committee of the British Property Federation and on the advisory board for UK Trade & Investment’s Regeneration Investment Organisation.


The real estate-focused professional services and investment firm has appointed Simon Crotty to its central London office agency team. He joins from Colliers International, where he was head of its City office. Crotty was also previously an equity partner at Montagu Evan, and has 22 years’ experience in the industry.

Kingston Smith

The accountancy firm has announced the promotion of Karen Wardell and Yvette Jacobs to partner. Wardell joined Kingston Smith in 1999 and advises on all aspects of her clients’ financial affairs. Jacobs has been with the firm for almost five years, and specialises in personal and business tax structuring.

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