City Moves for 19 November 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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The professional services firm has appointed partner Gareth James to head up its data and analytics practice within its UK and Ireland assurance business. He joins after 18 years at Deloitte, where he was a UK risk analytics partner since 2011, specialising in and leading on audit and finance analytics.

Silicon valley bank

The bank has announced two appointments to its UK branch. Ian Wright has been promoted to chief operating officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Wright has 30 years’ banking experience. Emma Stephens joins as director in its UK corporate banking team from Bank of Ireland, London, where she was head of technology. Stephens has 15 years’ experience in corporate banking and acquisition finance.

Lonsdale capital partners

Richard Pindar has been appointed associate at the private equity firm. He joins from KPMG, where he trained and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2014, and where he worked in corporate finance and transaction services.

Pluto finance

The residential development lender has appointed Mario Ioannides as lending manager. He joins from Aldermore Bank, and will be focusing on Pluto’s stretched senior and mezzanine lending business.

Iceni projects

The planning consultancy has announced the appointment of Anna Snow as director in its planning team. She joins from Turley Associates, where she led a series of multi-disciplinary projects in London. Snow has over 14 years’ experience in the sector.

Paul Hastings

The law firm has announced the appointment of David Ereira as partner in the corporate practice in its London office. He joins from Linklaters. Ereira’s practice principally focuses on debt restructuring, but also covers real estate finance, stressed and distressed real estate resolutions, and more general banking matters.


The asset management company has announced the appointment of William Grenfell as a senior asset manager in its London office. He has 10 years’ post-qualification experience in commercial property asset management, and has previously held asset management roles at TH Real Estate and F&C REIT Asset Management.

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