City Moves for 7 May – Who’s switching jobs at TLT, Queensgate Investments and Redington?
Today's City Moves includes TLT, Queensgate Investments and Redington.
TLT has announced is continuing to grow its clean energy team with the hire of Tom Cowling as a partner in the commercial services group. Tom joins from Ecotricity where he has been general counsel for over eight years advising on major milestones for the company including its Ecobond fundraising, the set-up and growth of the UK’s leading electric car charging network, and the launch of a green energy powered mobile phone service Ecotalk. He also advised the world’s first vegan and carbon neutral football club – Forest Green Rovers – and is a trustee of charities The Green Britain Foundation and Sustainability in Sport. Tom will continue to advise Ecotricity across its operations, with the company a longstanding client of TLT. He will also work with the firm’s wider clean energy team to grow the business and develop its range of services supporting organisations in the clean energy sector. This will include how clean technologies can benefit more widely including the opportunities for electric car charging and storage in retail, leisure and real estate.
Queensgate Investments has confirmed the appointment of Iain Morpeth as group managing director. Iain will bring significant commercial, transactional and legal gravitas to Queensgate, the real estate investment firm which advises and manages approximately £3bn in assets through the suite of Queensgate Investments Funds. Iain is a former partner at Ropes & Gray, where he held the position of global chair of the firm’s international private equity real estate group. Prior to this, Iain was a long-standing partner at Clifford Chance where he worked as a partner for more than 20 years. Throughout his career Iain has advised private equity, opportunity and credit funds, investment banks, sovereign wealth funds and numerous investors and sponsors on a wide-range of transactions spanning all types of real estate and including real estate M&A, finance and equity investment.
Redington has announced a number of promotions including three new managing directors and two directors as it continues to add strength across the business. Sebastian Schulze, Nick Samuels and Lee Georgs have all been promoted to Managing Director, joining the firm’s strong incumbent team of MDs, including Carolyn Schuster-Woldan who recently joined from LCP. The firm made additional promotions across the business within its ALM, manager research, reporting, DC and corporate functions teams.