Legal & General Property
Charlie Walker has been promoted to director of the property fund manager and appointed to the LGP Board. Most recently, Walker was senior fund manager to the UK Property Income Fund. In his new role, he will continue to oversee the fund, which this month secured a further £100m of equity. LGP has also promoted Katherine Laurenson, Ross Taylor and Michael Tate to senior solicitor, senior transactions manager and fund analysis manager respectively.
Nancy Utterback and Alessandro Rovelli have joined Aviva Investors as senior credit analysts in the London credit team. Utterback, who will cover the TMT and Consumer sectors, joins from European Credit Management and Rovelli, who will cover the industrial and utility sectors, joins from Deutsche Bank.
Berwin Leighton Paisner
The law firm has hired Nick Kynoch, formerly a financial services partner at Mayer Brown, to strengthen its Financial Services and Markets Group. Kynoch’s previous clients included BNY Mellon and and Danske Bank.
The post-trade solutions provider has promoted Roy Saadon, one of the co-founders of the company, to the newly created role of head of EMEA.
The recruitment firm has promoted Nick Stevens to chief executive and Bradley Lewington, Nick Harrington and Ed Stevens, head of the engineering, law and finance divisions respectively, to managing directors.
Roger Marsh has been appointed as a senior partner in PwC’s Leeds office. He succeeds Paul Nixon, who has been appointed as the firm’s national leader for mid-cap companies.
The mining firm has hired Bruno Cavalancia from Rio Tinto as head of commercial and strategic development for Asia, based in Singapore.