Today’s City Moves includes IPSX, Cushman & Wakefield and RBC Capital Markets.
IPSX Group, which operates the world’s first regulated securities exchange dedicated to commercial property, has announced two new senior leadership appointments as it prepares for its first listings. David Delaney will become IPSX’s group chief executive and Roger Clarke will take up the role of managing director and head of capital markets. Founder and executive chairman Anthony Gahan will step away from day-to-day involvement in the business in order to focus with the board on the long-term strategic development of the goup where he will remain a director. David, who has served as a non-executive director on the IPSX board since February, joins full time from fintech communications company Voxsmart, where he has been chief commercial officer for two years. Prior to that, he was head of strategic clients and solutions, EMEA at Thomson Reuters for just over three years, managing a $1bn book of business. Roger has been a senior adviser to IPSX since January. He has extensive experience in corporate transactions, particularly in equity capital markets but also in M&A and restructuring, with a specific sector focus on real estate. Roger joins from M7 Real Estate, where he was head of corporate finance.
Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield has made two leadership appointments within its UK business, naming Candice Matthews as UK chief operating officer and Richard Pickering as UK chief strategy officer. Candice joined DTZ – which merged with Cushman & Wakefield in 2015 – as a graduate in 2006. She has been head of residential for five years. Richard has been at the firm for 14 years, specialising in regeneration and development before running the UK research & insight team. He too joined the firm’s graduate scheme and he formed and led its futures team which advises clients on the factors creating change and business model disruption in the real estate industry and leads Cushman & Wakefield’s organisational response.
RBC Capital Markets
Christophe Coutte will join RBC Capital Markets in a newly created role as head of macro trading Europe. Christophe starts 5 August. Christophe has 25 years of experience in a number of senior roles across FICC products in London, Singapore and Paris. He joins from Lloyds Bank where he was markets head of traded products. Prior to Lloyds, Christophe was at Societe Generale and held increasingly senior positions, including co-head of FIC and global head of emerging markets and credit. He previously worked at Deutsche Bank, having started his career as a euro swaps trader. Christophe will be responsible for our European rates, FX and commodities trading teams, as well as the resource management group.
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