City Moves for 7 January 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

Annabel Denham
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The London Pensions Fund Authority has announced the appointment of Susan Martin as chief executive. She joined the LPFA in 2007. Martin has previously held various positions at the Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Cancer Research UK.

The consultancy firm has hired Toby Buscombe as global head of infrastructure investments. He joined Mercer in 2011 as infrastructure leader for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to that, Buscombe held various roles at Access Capital Advisers, Smarte Carte, and Access Economics.

Squire Sanders
Martin Rees has joined the law firm as a partner in its regulatory practice group. Rees specialises in cartel and abuse of dominance cases. He previously worked in private practice and in-house in the coal and brewing industries, before joining DLA Piper in 1999.

Barnett Waddingham
The firm of actuaries and consultants has recruited Jon Palin as an associate within its longevity consulting team. He joins from RMS, where he focused on propriety longevity and excess mortality models for pensions, insurance and capital markets clients. Prior to that, he was an associate at Aon Hewitt.

Lambert Smith Hampton
The commercial property consultancy has made three senior hires in its London team. Michael Flanagan joins as a director. He was previously a director at the London Legacy Development Corporation. Laira Roberts has been appointed director in the strategic development advisory team. She was most recently at Jones Lang LaSalle, where she was a director in its development team. Nyear Yaseen joins as an associate director from Thurrock Borough Council.

The financial services lobby group has hired Nicky Edwards as director of policy and public affairs. She was most recently at Just Retirement, where she was head of public affairs.

Silicon Valley Bank
Tom Butterworth has been appointed vice president of entrepreneur commercial banking for the bank’s UK branch. He has previously held various roles at RBS and RBS Drummond.

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