Ardevora Asset Management
The investment boutique has appointed Irshaad Ahmad as chief executive.
He joined the firm in September 2022 as head of global distribution. Prior to Ardevora, Ahmad was chief investment officer of Canada Post Corporation’s pension fund.
Ahmad previously spent over four years at Allianz GI as managing director and head of institutional for Europe.
He succeeds Ardevora co-founder William Pattisson, who will focus solely on his role as portfolio manager.
Chartered Insurance Institute
The professional body has named Brian Caruth as interim vice president for local institutes.
Caruth is well versed in local institute matters, having served as a council member for the Insurance Institute of Northern Ireland (IINI) for over 30 years.
The wealth management and professional services group has appointed Harrison Boar as a financial planner at its Chelmsford office.
Harrison joins Evelyn Partners from Fisher Investments, where he spent nine years as a private client adviser.
The law firm has strengthened its private client and tax department with the appointment of partner Nicola Bushby.
Bushby joins from Irwin Mitchell. She specialises in trust and estate litigation for individuals and families.
The Exit Partnership
The financial services M&A consultancy firm has hired Steve Mclean as a exit specialist.
He was the former head of operations at FS Legal.
Spring Capital Partners
The funds disributor has appointed Delphine Kadel as managing director for Germany and Austria, and Christian Nilsson as managing director for Nordics.
Kadel joins Spring Capital from Jupiter Asset Management, where for six years she worked with asset allocators as sales director, discretionary. She was most recently sales director for institutional clients.
Nilsson joins from William Blair IM, where he was head of Nordic distribution.
The active asset management group has hired Jasper Wright as a fund manager in its Emerging Markets and Asia team.
Wright spent six years at Federated Hermes, where he was an associate director in the firm’s Global Emerging Markets Equity team.
Latitude Investment Management
The London-based firm has expanded its investment team with the appointment of Gabriel Hull as an analyst.
Hull started his career at Fidelity International as an equity analyst in the emerging markets team. He then spent three years as an investment analyst for Highclere International Investors, an affiliate of Silchester Partners Group.
Paradigm Norton Financial Planning
David Kelly has been appointed as a non-executive director at the firm.
Kelly is currently chief executive at Storm Consultancy.