City Moves for 21 June 2013 | Who’s switching jobs

Annabel Denham
Follow Annabel
HSBC Global Asset Management
The bank’s investment management division has announced the appointment of Stuart White as UK head of institutional. White was previously head of international institutional and global partnerships at Insight Investment.

The real estate investment firm has hired Eryck Su as managing director and chief investment officer for its Asia-Pacific business. He was most recently managing director and head of greater China at Grosvenor Fund Management.

Penningtons Solicitors
The law firm has appointed two new partners. Gillian Rivers joins as head of family law from Collyer Bristow. Phillip D’Costa joins its commercial dispute resolution team from Davenport Lyons, where he was a partner.

Sarasin & Partners
Natasha Landell-Mills has been appointed head of environmental, social and governance research at the asset management firm. She was previously at USS Investment Management, where she was a senior analyst in its responsible investment team.

Heidrick & Struggles
The leadership advisory firm has announced the appointment of Will Moynahan as managing partner to lead its London office. Moynahan has previously held senior roles at Highland Partners, Korn Ferry, and Norman Broadbent International.

Akin Gump
Chen Li been appointed partner in the law firm’s Beijing office. She has over ten years’ experience handing cross-border transactions in China, and joins from Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy.

Forward Investment Partners
Nic Brisbourne has joined the venture capital fund as a partner. He was most recently at DFJ Esprit, where he was a partner. Brisbourne is author of venture capital blog The Equity Kicker.

The legal and company secretarial recruitment company has recruited Iain Johnson to head its in-house legal department. Johnson was previously an in-house legal consultant at SSQ.