City Moves for 4 August 2016 | Who’s switching jobs

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Colliers International

Colliers International has appointed Patricia Walsh as its new head of property management accounts following the retirement of Steve Tutton after 12 years of service. Patricia joins Colliers from Lee Baron where for the last seven years she has held the position of director of finance. Prior to that she held positions at Cushman and Wakefield and Conrad Ritblat, now Colliers International. Based in London, Patricia will be ultimately responsible for the account management for over 150 clients and properties across the UK, leading a team of 50.

Clyde & Co

Global law firm Clyde & Co has appointed Robert Parson as partner in its global trade finance group. With over 25 years' experience Robert has a strong knowledge of trade and commodities and the financial structures, which support the industry. He joins from Reed Smith where he was a partner in the energy and natural resources group. Prior to joining Reed Smith Robert spent six years at Clyde & Co. He specialises in commodity and trade finance law; structuring deals and complex cross border financing arrangements for major banks, traders and other participants in the global trade market.


Aprirose, a real estate investment company, has appointed Richard Hughes as head of asset management and Philip Ross as asset manager, as the company continues to expand and diversify its property portfolio. Richard previously worked at Blackstone, Edinburgh House Estates and McArthur Glen, where he was responsible for over £100m of investment deals and £300m of development schemes. Richard has over 20 years’ experience in property development and project management on major UK schemes, together with a solid track record of enhancing asset value through proactive management. Philip joins Aprirose from JLL, where he was senior surveyor – property and asset management. Prior to that Philip worked at David Brown, Churchgate Premier Homes, and GVA.


Corporate credit specialist Muzinich has appointed Grant Davidson director of its UK private debt team. He joins the firm from Investec where he was senior origination director for growth and acquisition finance, responsible for the sourcing and execution of deals for UK mid-market businesses with EBITDAs of up to £15m. He has also spent time in the industry as a divisional CFO for a private equity backed company and worked for eight years at Lyceum Capital leading equity investments in the UK lower mid-market.​ Grant brings Muzinich’s private debt team in the UK to seven strong. The firm has seven offices in Europe, including two in the UK, London and Manchester.

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