White and Case
The law firm has announced the appointment of Ross Allardice as partner in its UK and European private equity team. He has 11 years’ experience working with private equity funds, and was most recently at Kirkland & Ellis.
The bank’s corporate and employer solutions division has recruited Sean McGowan to its global stock and reward services team. McGowan will focus on the development of executive services. He was formerly a senior client manager in the global stock plan services division at Morgan Stanley.
Simon Waller has been appointed director of banking for decision analytics at the information services group. He has over 25 years’ experience in the sector, and joined the firm in 2008 as head of collections.
Equity Release Council
The industry body for the equity release sector has recruited Donna Bathgate as chief operating officer. Bathgate joins from the Chartered Insurance Institute, where she was head of marketing operations. She has previously held various roles at LV= and the Society of Mortgage Professionals.
The law firm has announced the appointment of Ben Stansfield as real estate partner. He specialises in planning and environmental law, and was previously a senior associate in the environment and planning group at Clifford Chance.
Rob Cregeen has joined the commercial real estate services company as a director in its national investment team. Cregeen has expertise in out of town office investment and developments. He was formerly a partner at Crossland Otter Hunt, and has previously held various positions at RPC Real Estate, Cushman & Wakefield, and Atisreal.
Rob Scholes has been appointed investment director at the property investment company. He was most recently at private equity firm Caird Capital, where he was responsible for portfolio investments. Prior to that, he spent seven years in the private equity division at Bank of Scotland.