Today's City Moves include Credit Suisse, IFPI and BNP Paribas.
Credit Suisse has announced a significant hire to its impact advisory and finance (IAF) department, confirming that Daniel Wild is to take on the newly created role of managing director, global head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy. He joins this role from RobecoSAM, where he has been co-chief executive of the investment specialist, a leading sustainable asset management firm. Daniel will assume leadership for the development of ESG products and services, the evolution of Credit Suisse’s ESG framework and the integration of ESG across the divisions of the bank globally. Based in Zurich, he will start later in the year and will report to Marisa Drew, chief executive of the IAF department.
IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has announced the appointment of Jenny Wong as Asia regional director. Jenny will represent the interests of IFPI’s 1,300 record company members and, working in collaboration with IFPI’s national groups, she will be focused on driving the continuing evolution of the music markets in Asia. Jenny will oversee IFPI’s work in the region in the areas of legal and policy engagement, licensing operations, content protection, market analysis, and charts and certification. Jenny has almost 20 years’ experience working in both legal affairs and public policy roles in the film and TV industries in Asia, having worked at Disney, WarnerMedia (formerly Time Warner) and, most recently, Universal Pictures, where she was vice president, legal affairs, Greater China. Jenny will take up the position on 8 April and be based in the IFPI Asia regional office in Hong Kong.
BNP Paribas Real Estate has expanded its ten-strong alternative markets team with the addition of Jonathan Pitt, as senior director, a build to rent (BTR) and private rental sector (PRS) sector specialist. Prior to joining BNP Paribas Real Estate, Jonathan was head of lettings and management at Hamptons International and national director of build to rent for Countrywide, as well as time with a tech company, which provided a rental app for BTR operators. Jonathan has overseen the delivery of over 3,000 BTR units across the UK. With project successes including the responsibility for launching and operating 500 units in Liverpool and Manchester for Vista. Jonathan has also advised on some of the highest profile BTR schemes in London, providing management, operations and launch strategy advice. Clients have included Folio, Grainger and Greystar.