Today's City Moves cover pensions, tax and mining. Take a look at these movers and shakers:
Punter Southall Aspire
Punter Southall Aspire, the workplace savings and pensions business, has boosted its DC Pensions team with the appointment of Sarah Culver as an associate director. Sarah will be responsible for advising clients on all aspects of their defined contribution scheme design, implementation, communication and ongoing governance. Sarah brings to the role 19 years of pension industry experience, including nine years spent as a DC pension consultant. She joins the company from Mercer where she spent just under four years working as a DC consultant. Prior to this, she was a client relationship manager at Willis Towers Watson and also worked for Punter Southall DC Consulting for nine years.
Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed Audrey Fearing as a new indirect tax partner in London. Audrey joins RSM from EY where she led the government and public sector tax team. Prior to that she held roles at Deloitte following a period spent working for HM Revenue & Customs. In her new role, Audrey will head up RSM’s public sector VAT team, advising NHS, local authority and social housing clients on all aspects of VAT. She will also support suppliers to public sector bodies so they can supply goods and services in a way that enables their customers to utilise all available tax reliefs. Audrey is a chartered tax adviser and an expert in UK and EU VAT law. She was a founder member of the VAT Expert Group established by the European Commission to provide support in shaping future EU VAT legislation. She has also held the post of non-executive director with a specialist social housing provider.
Women in Mining
Women in Mining (UK) (WIM (UK)) has appointed Judith Mosely has been appointed as non-executive director to the board effective immediately. Judith has over 20 years’ experience in the finance industry specialising in mining and metals. Currently she is the business development director of mining for Rand Merchant Bank where she focuses on international mining companies, from juniors to majors, in the African continent. She is also a non-executive director of BlackRock World Mining Trust and Earthwatch. She previously headed the mining finance team at Societe Generale in London where her focus was principally on debt financing in EMEA and Australia. She has broad experience across commodity sectors, working with juniors through to multinationals. Prior to Societe Generale, Judith’s early career was with National Westminster Bank’s International Division and Hambros Bank.