Barclays Corporate
Barclays Corporate has appointed a new head of financial institutions. Matt Tuck will return to the bank where he started his career, having worked for the last eight years for Deutsche Bank. In his new role, he will be responsible for enacting a new stage in the expansion of the bank’s financial institutions business. While at Deutsche, he has held numerous management positions, before which he worked at Citibank and JP Morgan.

Investec Investment Banking and Securities has expanded its research team with the appointment of five new senior analysts. Paul Leyland will be initiating coverage of the gaming sector, having spent two years at Collins Stewart covering the gaming and pub sectors.

Gareth Hunt will be covering the banking sector. Kevin Ryan will be covering insurance, drawing on his 23 years’ experience as a buy and sell-side insurance analyst. Angelos Anastasiou will cover the utilities sector, having two decades’ experience in this area. Finally, Morten Singleton will be on the telecoms team.

In addition to these senior appointments, Investec has also added to its junior analyst team.

Mercer’s Human Capital business has added a new principal and senior consultant, Alexander Bartfield. He will be developing the company’s new rewards and talent management programme, Human Capital Connect, for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In his previous position he was a vice president at Softscape in London, and has also worked at Accenture in Boston.

Peter O’Donoghue has joined the firm as leader of the technology sector for Deloitte’s technology, media and telecoms industry practice, which provides advisory services for companies in these sectors.

Ratio Asset Management
Alice Squires has joined the the European equities specialist as head of investor relations, as part of a driving to intensify its marketing intiatives. Squires has moved from Deutsche Bank, where she was director and head of pan-European small and mid-cap equity sales. She began her career at Natwest Securities in 1994.