The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has been appointed chairman of the newly constituted responsible investment advisory council at F&C Investments.
Paul Costello has been appointed independent chairman of the QIC global infrastructure investment committee. Mr Costello was the inaugural chief executive of Australia’s Future Fund and the first chief executive of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund.
Infracapital has appointed Guy Hacking and Peter Mitchev to its transaction team. Mr Hacking joins as associate director, returning to his former employer after a two-year stint at Mocoh. Mr Mitchev was an associate on the utilities and renewables team at RBC Capital Markets.
Investec Investment Bank has hired two closed-end fund specialists. Paul Locke joins from Canaccord Genuity and Darren Vickers from Westhouse Securities. Bradley George also moves to the US to become head of the US client group at Investec AM. His place will be taken by Tom Nelson, currently in charge of energy strategies.
BlackRock has appointed Deborah Winshel as global head of impact investing. Ms Winshel, who was formerly president and chief operating officer of The Robin Hood Foundation, will launch BlackRock Impact, a dedicated platform, and oversee BlackRock’s global corporate philanthropy programme.
James Arnold has moved to Goodhart Partners as a sales director. He was previously at Artisan Partners as a member of the institutional sales and client services group.
Deloitte has made two senior hires for its financial services practice in the US. Maria Gattuso, most recently partner at Wilkie Farr & Gallagher, joins as principal, while Susan Ameel, former chief regulatory officer of the National Stock Exchange, joins as director.
Venn Partners has recruited Marc de Moor, who used to be an executive director of Belgian bank Argenta, to lead a new residential mortgage origination and servicing business in the Netherlands.
Eoin Murray has left GSA Capital Partners to join Hermes Investment Management as head of its investment office and a member of the senior investment leadership team.
Mike Brooks has moved from Baillie Gifford, where he managed a diversified growth fund, to Aberdeen AM, where he will be co-lead of the diversified growth capability.
Argonaut Capital has hired the former captain of Middlesex County Cricket Club as a UK salesperson. More recently, Ben Hutton held an equity sales role at Berenberg.
AMP Capital has expanded its infrastructure debt team with two hires. Roopa Murthy joins as director from Crédit Agricole’s energy and infrastructure team, while Giles Gray comes in as associate from the corporate finance (infrastructure) advisory team at PwC.
Fixed income manager Omar Saeed has left Swisscanto to join Legal & General Investment Management as a senior portfolio manager.
Daniel Morland has joined debt advisory firm Tomorrow Partners as a partner. Mr Morland was previously head of debt advisory at Gleacher Shacklock.
Odey Asset Management, the $13bn hedge fund group, has hired Oliver Kelton from London-based investment boutique Waverton, where he managed a long-only European equities fund. Mr Kelton will continue to manage the Waverton European fund with the same clients and process at Odey. Crispin Odey, founder of Odey said: “It is a tribute to us that an investor of Ollie’s calibre wants to join us.”
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