Hamptons International
The property consultant has appointed Giles Maude (pictured) and Graham Jones to its development land team, reporting to head of land Simon Grier-Jones. Maude joins the firm’s Southern Home Counties division as an associate in the Esher office, and Jones will lead the Cotswold and West team as an associate director in Cheltenham. Maude most recently sourced land across the South East for a private developer, and Jones is a former land and planning director for CALA Homes and Banner Homes.

Signia Wealth
Milena Ivanova has been appointed as managing director and head of philanthropy at Signia Wealth. Ivanova, who will work alongside chief executive Nathalie Dauriac-Stoebe, joins the wealth manager from Vestra Wealth, where she was a partner.

The financial services consultancy has appointed Andrew Tarver, formerly a partner in Capco’s UK capital markets team, as its UK chief executive. He succeeds Ismail Amla, who will now lead Capco’s North American practice.

Vannin Capital
The litigation funding body has added Nicholas Stewart QC and Michael Riegels QC to its advisory board. Stewart practises at Ely Place Chambers and sits as a deputy High Court judge, and British Virgin Islands-based Riegels is a former senior partner at Harney, Westwood and Riegels.

The investment management firm has appointed Jon Dabinett as account manager, responsible for UK distribution via UK life assurance companies, wrap platforms and discretionary managers. Dabinett joins from Lazard Asset Management, where he was a sales manager.

Peter Lucas has been hired as investment director at Rathbone Investment Management International. Lucas joins Rathbones from RBC Wealth Management, where he was head of opportunistic strategy.

DC Advisory Partners
The corporate finance house has appointed Philipp Gutzwiller as managing director, based in London, to advise clients in the healthcare sector across Europe. Gutzwiller joins from CFS Advisors, the financial services firm he founded three years ago.

Evolution Securities
The independent investment bank has appointed Ian Gordon as head of banks research. Gordon will join Evolution Securities on 1 August from Exane BNP Paribas, where he has worked as a UK banks analyst for the past four years.