The private bank has appointed Liz Bottomley to the role of head of private banking. She most recently worked for Coutts, where she was senior manager and client partner in its international private banking division. Bottomley has over 25 years’ experience in the industry, and takes up her position with immediate effect.
Old Mutual Asset Managers
Tim Barker has been appointed head of credit research within the asset management firm’s fixed income and macro team. He most recently worked for Societe Generale, where he was head of European credit research. Barker has over 20 years’ experience in credit research, and has also held roles at Aviva Investors and Lazard Asset Management.
Craig Hughes has been appointed as a partner in PwC’s real estate practice, where he will lead its focus on client work with investors and funds. He joins from Ernst & Young, UK and Ireland, where he was head of real estate. Hughes worked for Ernst & Young for over 19 years.
JP Morgan Asset Management
Ed Collinge has been appointed senior client adviser for UK and European strategic insurance sales at the asset management division of JP Morgan. He was previously head of capital management at Legal & General’s annuity business. Collinge also previously served as a director at Lehman Brothers insurance capital markets.
Robert Broadwell has been appointed director of business development for Morningstar’s index business in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He was most recently director of business development for the Middle East at iShares, a division of BlackRock. Additionally, Elaine Orr joins the firm as a director of business development. She was previously an exchange-traded fund product researcher and developer at iShares.
Nationwide Building Society
Stephen Uden has been appointed head of corporate citizenship at the building society. He joins from Microsoft, where he was also responsible for leading its citizenship agenda.
Gide Loyrette Nouel
The law firm has announced the relocation of arbitration partner Rupert Reece to its London office. He has been a partner in its Paris office since 2001, and specialises in international arbitration and dispute resolution proceedings.