The multi-boutique investment firm hired Robert McKillop as chief executive for UK and Europe, based in London.
He joins from Aberdeen Standard Investments where he spent over a decade as global head of product and client solutions.
Independent Wealth Planners’ (IWP) Welsh regional office, Maven Wealth, has promoted Gareth Tregidon to chief executive.
He was previously interim chief executive and head of financial planning at the firm.
The appointment comes in tandem with Maven’s announcement that it has rebranded to Nugenis Financial Planning from 1 May 2022.
RBC Wealth Management
Head of wealth management for southeast Asia Michael Reed will retire in June after 22 years at the firm.
Current head of private banking for north Asia Nick Chan will take on a broader remit to lead RBC WM’s sales and relationship teams across Hong Kong and Singapore, less than six months after joining the business.
As part of the push, RBC also hired Johann Peck, Audwin Tay and Betty Wong as senior bankers to provide advice and wealth management solutions to Asian families.
Hampden & Co
Jonathan Peake has joined UK private bank Hampden & Co as chief financial officer.
He was previously at Standard bank International where he held a similar role for the last six years.
Financial Conduct Authority
The UK regulator has made three senior hires.
Mel Gunewardena will take on the role of senior adviser at the FCA. He is currently chief market intelligence officer at the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission based in Washington DC.
Graeme Reynolds will become director of competition. He is currently one of the regulator’s deputy chief economists.
Simon Walls has been named interim wholesale director. He has been head of wholesale markets since 2016 and has worked for the regulator since 2006.
The international wealth group recruited Christopher Calvocoressi as technology transformation lead.
He joins from Schroders Personal Wealth where he served as a programme manager.
Global investment manager Ninety One has made two senior hires.
Pat Sanderson will take on the role of head of business development for the UK while Leanne Barnham as head of UK marketing.
Sanderson was previously at RBC where he was responsible for sales, relationship management and marketing for the UK and Ireland; while Barnham was at Architas Multi-Manager where she served as global head of marketing.
The investment management group expanded its DFM distribution team.
Matt Honour joins as a DFM specialist and will be responsible for relationships in the west of England.
He used to work at Timeline as a business development manager.