Simone Vroegop has been appointed head of consultant relations for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at the financial services provider. She was previously vice president and head of business development for the company’s global services business in the Amsterdam office.
Shahram Taghavi has been appointed head of immigration at the law firm. He joins from Lewis Silkin, the law firm, where he was deputy head of immigration. Taghavi has also worked at Doughty Street Chambers, and held a teaching post at the School of Oriental and African Studies.
Adiba Ighodaro has been made a partner in the private equity firm’s investor development group. She has held a number of roles in CDC Group, Actis’s parent company, including head of West Africa.
Graham Elliot has been appointed as a VAT consultant at the law firm. He joins from Haysmacintyre, the accountancy firm, where he was a partner. Elliot has a particular specialism in issues affecting the real estate and charities sectors.
Marta Garcia has been appointed as a competition partner in the law firm’s corporate practice. She joins from Clifford Chance, where she was a senior associate. Garcia has also worked at Baker & McKenzie.
Nilo Effori has been made an associate in the law firm’s sports group. He joins from Biazzo Simon Avogados, the Brazilian law firm, where he was head of sports law.