Who’s switching jobs

Tom Welsh
Follow Tom
Sciens Alternative Investment
Farhang Mehregani has been appointed chief investment officer of the asset management firm. He previously worked for Citigroup between 2008 and 2011, where he ran its central & eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa equities business. Mehregani has also held roles at Smith Barney.

VTB Capital
Raza Agha has been appointed chief economist for Middle East & Africa at the investment banking group. He joins from RBS, where he was senior economist. Agha has also held a number of positions at Saudi American Bank, the World Bank and the Central Bank of Pakistan.

Alvarez & Marsal
The professional services firm has appointed Stephen Millington as managing director in its global forensic and dispute services practice. He was formerly Middle East head of financial investigations at Kroll.

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership
Lynda Shillaw has been appointed director of real estate at the fund management firm, part of Lloyds Banking Group. She joins from within the group, and has served as managing director of corporate real estate and institutional banking since October 2010.
Clearwater Corporate Finance
The mid-market advisory firm has announced two appointments to its deal team. Chiara Pettinicchio and John Davies both join from BDO, where they worked as corporate finance managers.

Strategic Minerals
The Aim-listed mining firm has appointed David Anderson as finance director. He was most recently an audit and advisory partner at Crowe Clark Whitehill.