City Moves for 28 July 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Cording Real Estate Group

The real estate investment and asset management firm has appointed Philip Gittins as group finance director. He was most recently managing director of Saltgate’s Luxembourg operation. Gittins has worked in investment since 1987, and spent almost 20 years at Henderson Global Investors.

Ingenious Asset Management

George Moorey-Denham has been appointed business development manager for the south at the asset management firm. He joins from UBS Wealth Management, where he was an adviser to the firm’s independent financial adviser (IFA) strategic partners. Moorey-Denham has also worked as an IFA, latterly as senior financial planner with PKF.


The professional services firm has announced two partner appointments to its UK real estate, hospitality and construction sector’s assurance practice. Peter McIver transfers to the UK from EY’s Australia office, where he was a partner for nine years. Dan Saunders originally joined EY as a graduate and has been promoted to partner level.

ANV Syndicates

ANV’s Lloyd’s underwriting platform has appointed Sue Clark as senior underwriter for ANV Life Syndicate 779. She joins from Kiln Life, where she has worked for the past nine years. Clark has also worked for Bassett Life, Stonebridge International Insurance, Equitable Life, Confederation Life, and GAN/Windsor Life.

Baring Asset Management

The asset manager has announced two appointments to its global multi asset team. James Ind joins as a member of its Strategic Policy Group and Equity Research Sub Group. He has held roles at GLG Partners, Russell Investments and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. Merrick Styles will become the lead manager of the Baring Euro Dynamic Asset Allocation fund. He joins from Amundi, where he was most recently co-head of investments for its UK business.

Baker & McKenzie

Jonathan Peddie has been appointed partner in the law firm’s global investigations group. He joins from Barclays, where he was most recently managing director of litigation and investigations, and global head of financial crime legal. Peddie has also held roles at Clifford Chance.

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