City Moves for 9 September 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Colliers International

The commercial real estate services provider has appointed Charles Cowley as head of London offices lease advisory. He joins from Savills, where he was director of lease advisory. Cowley has 25 years’ experience in the industry, and also previously headed the landlord and tenant team in CBRE’s West End office.

Northern Trust

Douglas Gee has been appointed head of sales for the wealth management group’s Europe, Middle East and Africa asset servicing business. He was most recently head of institutional sales for Northern Trust in the UK and Ireland, and joined the firm in 2008. Gee replaces Madeleine Senior, who has been appointed to lead Northern Trust in Australia and New Zealand.

M&G Real Estate

Paul Crosbie has been appointed to lead the real estate asset manager’s logistics and industrials team. He joins from Rockspring Property Managers, where as part of his role as fund manager he was responsible for selling down Rockspring’s Industrial trust and led acquistions for its industrial exposure. Crosbie has also held roles at CB Richard Ellis, Matthews and Goodman and Austin Adams.

Barnett waddingham

The firm of actuaries and consultants has appointed business risk specialist Danny Wong as an associate. He joins from InterContinental Hotels Group, where he was director of corporate risk.


The professional services firm has announced the appointment of Alistair Dick as partner and head of its corporate financial restructuring team. He joins from Rothschild, where he was most recently head of its debt advisory and restructuring practice in South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Dick has also spent over six years in Rothschild’s European debt advisory and restructuring team based in London.

CF Partners

The energy risk management firm has appointed Phil Cuthbertson as managing director responsible for oil trading within its sales and trading division. He joins from Hetco, and has also held roles at Deutsche Bank and Credit Agricole.

BCS Global Markets

Adam Wood has been appointed director in the broker’s prime brokerage sales team in London. He was previously a relationship manager in ABN Amro’s Clearing Bank.

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