St James’s Place
St James’s Place Wealth Management Asia has nabbed two senior people from The Fry Group, Miles Gooseman and Martin Rimmer, who have accepted invitations to join SJP’s partnership team in Singapore.
In joining the partnership, they will focus on providing wealth management services to affluent and high net worth expats and Singaporeans through a new entity called Select Investors. Gooseman holds the title of “principal” for this business while Rimmer will be head of tax.
Gooseman, who had been at The Fry Group since April 2011, was a senior financial consultant operating out of the Singapore office. Rimmer, who joined the financial advice business in 1999, was head of tax for Asia Pacific.
They have more than 30 years of combined experience in international financial planning and wealth management.
Jupiter Asset Management
James Crossley, head of UK retail for Jupiter Asset Management, has announced he is leaving the firm.
The news follows an announcement that the company will be restructuring and the UK retail team with be merging with the UK wealth sales teams under the leadership of John Tevenan.
Overseeing UK retail distribution and the retail sales team, Crossley had worked at Jupiter since 2004.
Credit Suisse has boosted its Asia investment team through hiring Eddy Loh as senior investment strategist and Julian Wee as investment strategist.
Loh, who is a chartered financial analyst, joins Credit Suisse from the Bank of Singapore where he was a former executive director. He will be responsible for developing regional discretionary and advisory investment strategies across multiple asset classes for Asia Pacific based clients.
Wee will cover the implications of macroeconomic and policy developments on foreign exchange and other Asian markets at Credit Suisse.
He was previously with the National Australia Bank, covering Asian currencies, before joining Credit Suisse in January this year.
Thomas Miller, an international service provider, has appointed Ann Haugh as chief operating officer with immediate effect.
The position is a newly created role and Haugh will report directly to chief executive Bruce Kesterton. She will be primarily responsible for the organisational efficiency and development of the company’s operational infrastructure.
Haugh has more than 24 years of experience in strategy, operations and general management. Before joining Thomas Miller she was president of international insurance and global chief operating officer at Aspen Insurance.
Deutsche Asset Management
Deutsche Asset Management has announced the appointment of Daniel Green as Emea head of private equity secondaries.
Green’s appointment follows Deutsche AM’s hire of Mark McDonald as global head of private equity secondaries in November 2017.
He has 18 years’ experience in private equity. Most recently, Green was head of private markets, Emea at Meketa Investment Group, where he led its European investment activities across private markets.
Previously, Green was the founding partner of Gorst Capital, where he originated, structured and led private equity investments with institutional investors, family offices, high net worth individuals and general partners.
TMF Group has appointed Philip Rietti to its international pensions team as technical and sales director.
Based in Malta, Rietti has more than 35 years’ experience in personal and corporate financial planning, including both corporate and individual Qrops and Qnups.
Specialist investment house Edge Investments has appointed Niall Santamaria and Joshua Burge as investment managers.
Santamaria joins the team from Exodus Ventures. He has served as an investor, board member, strategic adviser and corporate finance adviser during a decade in venture capital.
Burge worked as an investment banking analyst and corporate finance practitioner at GP Bullhound before joining Edge.
Santamaria and Burge will both be responsible for sourcing and developing investment opportunities in the creative industries and the technologies that enable them.
HANetf, Europe’s first independent white label ETF platform, has made two senior hires in its capital markets and marketing team.
Jason Griffin has been appointed as director, capital markets and business development.
Griffin brings 10 years of experience in ETFs and more than 20 years in the financial sector, most recently at Source. Prior to that, he worked for Tradition and Blackrock, heading up UK and European sales and oversight for broker dealer sales and capital markets.
Griffin reports to co-founder Hector McNeil and is responsible for business development and the management of existing client relationships.
Simon Mott has been appointed as director of marketing. Mott brings over 14 years of experience gained from senior marketing roles, most recently at FTSE Russell, where he was responsible for the development and execution of the company’s global ETF and wealth management marketing strategy.
Reporting to Hector McNeil, Mott will be responsible for driving all aspects of marketing strategy, brand awareness and customer engagement.