The law firm has announced the appointment of David McKie as a partner in its marine and offshore energy division. McKie has nearly 20 years’ experience working in the City, helping insurance and commercial clients with marine insurance and shipping issues. He joins from Norton Rose.
Daniel Needham has been appointed global chief investment officer of Morningstar Investment Management and managing director of Morningstar Investment Management Europe. He joined the firm in 2009 from Zurich Financial Services in Sydney, where he was an analyst.
Hermes Fund Managers
Paul Oliver will join the fund management firm’s global government and bonds team as senior inflation strategist. Oliver was most recently at Barclays, where he was head of sterling index linked trading. He has also held various roles at BZW and Wedd Durlacher.
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management
Richard Burden has been appointed business development manager, with focus on the Middle East, at the wealth management firm. He has 15 years’ business development experience, and most recently spent six years as a regional sales manager for Friends Provident International.
The investment management firm has appointed Jason Fisher as senior vice president and head of consultant relations for the Americas and Europe. Fisher joins from JP Morgan Asset Management, where he held a number of senior sales and consultant roles.
The private equity buy and build company has announced the appointment of Alison Wheaton as chief executive of its higher education investment, GSM London. She was most recently at Mitchells and Butlers. Prior to that, she was business development director at PepsiCola.
Kirsty Hick has joined the legal practice as a litigation and dispute resolution partner. Hick specialises in insurance disputes, and joins from CMS Cameron McKenna.
The structured solutions firm has hired Simon Lonergan as head of operations. He was most recently at Societe Generale, where he worked in trade and commodity finance.