James Emmett has been appointed the bank’s head of global trade and receivables finance. He began his career at HSBC 17 years ago, and has held a variety of roles in trade finance, commercial banking, retail banking and strategy. Most recently, Emmett was head of strategy and planning for commercial banking. He replaces Rakesh Bhatia, who is moving to another role at the bank.
Berwin Leighton Paisner
Julian Stanier has been appointed as a partner in the law firm’s London corporate finance team. He joins from Norton Rose, and has more than 18 years’ experience in equity capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions transactions. Stanier specialises in advising UK and international issuers on independent price offerings.
The investment management firm has made two new appointments to its UK institutionals business. Arno Kitts joins as head of UK institutional from Henderson Global Investors, where he was most recently co-head of global distribution. Andy Tunningley joins as head of the UK strategic team from Aon Hewitt, where he was latterly global practice leader in its investment consulting division.
The property investment management firm has appointed Kiran Patel as its chief investment officer. He joins from Axa Real Estate, where he was most recently global head of business development, distribution, research and strategy. Patel has over 20 years’ experience in the industry, and has also held roles at Legal & General Investment Management.
Gavin Markham has been appointed as an associate in the actuarial and consultancy firm’s corporate consulting team. He joins from BAE Systems, where he was head of pensions actuarial for 5 years. Markham has also previously worked for Towers Perrin.
Ignis Asset Management
Mark Julio has been appointed as portfolio manager for emerging market equities at the asset management firm. He joins from Baring Asset Management, where he was investment manager, global emerging market equities.
Aberdeen Asset Management
Julie Pine has been appointed as client director in the asset management firm’s London office. She joins from Fidelity, where she held a similar role. Pine has worked in asset management since 1989 and will be responsible for building Aberdeen’s relationships with UK pension funds.