Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management has announced the addition of two directors to its UK-based private clients team led by Philip Harris. Joanne Pickles (pictured) joins the firm from Barclays Wealth, where she has worked since 1999. Ross Jennings also comes from a wealth management background, having worked at Barclays Wealth and HSBC Private Bank. He started his career at Jams Capel Investment Management.
The Financial Services Authority has appointed two senior advisers: Simon Prior-Palmer and Robert Stansbury. Prior-Palmer will be advising on the investment banking sector, using his 30 years’ experience at Credit Suisse and JP Morgan. Stansbury will advise on risk management, having been advising financial services firms on the subject for the last 17 years. Formerly, he has been a director at Hill Samuel.
Aon Risk Solutions
Aon Risk Solutions, the risk management business of Aon Corporation, has added Vincent West to its team. West will draw on his two decades’ experience in risk management in order to head up the business continuity practice. Previously he has worked at Marsh Risk Consulting and Norwich Union Risk Services.
Oriel has made three new appointments: Paul Thompson will be joining as deputy chief executive, Glenn Poulter will take over as head of equities and Peter Meinertzhagen will come onto the board as a non-executive director. Thompson joins the firm from Amias Berman & Co, having worked previously at Citigroup and Merrill Lynch Investmenet Managers. Poulter has worked at ICAP, Schoder Securities/Citigroup and Swiss Bank/SBC Warburg. He began his career at the London Stock Exchange in 1981. Meinertzhagen will bring decades of experience to his board position and has already been a member Oriel’s Advisory Board for 18 months.
Yesterday's CityMoves incorrectly stated that Drew Kaza had stepped down from the board of Odeon UCI in order to join Motive Television. He will in fact remain on the board of Odeon UCI while taking up his new position at Motive.