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Titanbay appoints COO

Gareth Read was previously a managing director at Barings

Blackstone names global head of ESG for PE

Amisha Parekh joins from Bloomberg, where she spent the last four years as head of sustainable finance product incubation

KKR promotes COOs to CEOs

Joe Bae and Scott Nuttall take over from co-founders Henry Kravis and George Roberts, who remain actively involved as executive co-chairs of KKR’s board

Crestbridge names chief risk officer

Siân Dalrymple takes over the role from Nadia Lewis, who moves to IQ-EQ as head of risk and compliance

AssetMetrix opens office in Luxembourg

The company has hired Alexander Wedlich to head up the new office

UK male managing partners earn €200k more than female counterparts

UK male managing partners earn €774.30k on average, while UK female managing partners earn €545.83k

Two-thirds of ethnic minority financial services employees experience discrimination

“There is more work for all of us, and the problems and challenges that remain will only be solved if we address them collectively. This must have everyone’s attention.” -- Joerg Ambrosius

Westhead joins Hanover

In his new role, Westhead is responsible for all non-investment related activity and teams across finance & fund operations, compliance, IT and office management

Aurelius names CFO

Richard Schulze-Muth joined the firm in 2015 as managing director of corporate finance

Ambienta bolsters operations team

Michela D'Isita joins as head of human resources, Virginia Fortunato as head of administration, Fabia Bernacchi as head of marketing and communications, Daniela Popa as ESG manager and Alessio Vian and Fabrizio Sebastiani as finance associates.

Stirling Square hires two

Toni Gillespie has been named chief of talent, while Elisabetta Ricci is chief of staff

Sanne appoints PE director in Jersey

Laura Hazzard leads client company structures and is responsible for service provision to a varied portfolio of clients

Earth Capital names CEO

CFO Phil Culver Evans will take over CEO responsibilities from Gordon Power, who remains CIO.

Blackstone’s Saxena joins Canoe

Saxena supports Canoe’s growing client base, while strengthening the company’s product and technology strategy

CapMan hires ESG director

Anna Olsson joins from ISS ESG, a sustainability consultancy, where she has worked since 2015

Gen II hires two

Duncan Christie is head of operations and a member of the executive committee while Eva Ntovolou is global data protection officer

Ocorian hires head of global funds

Garrett Breen joins from JP Morgan where he spent the last five and a half years

KKR names chief diversity officer

Kerryann Benjamin joins from Goldman Sachs where she spent 19 years, most recently as head of firmwide programming and digital learning

Apposite promotes two

James Harper is now CFO and Julie-Anne Hughes is operations and finance manager

Access names general counsel

Benjamin Aller focuses on legal affairs, group operations and strategy

Arthur Cox’s Garrett joins Reed Smith

Garrett’s practice focuses on cross-border finance and corporate transactions, formal and informal insolvency procedures, restructuring and workouts

Zedra appoints two

Charles-Alexandre Houillon has been named director of fund management services, while Murjel Breedveld Jagesser is client director, both in Luxembourg

Montagu promotes Stobbart

Stobbart joined the firm in 2018 as tax manager

Livingbridge’s Conway joins Crowe

Jono Clare has been named as the GP's new head of tax

PwC’s Woehl joins Montagu

In her new role, Woehl will help develop and refine Montagu’s existing ESG processes and procedures as well as support the portfolio companies’ ESG efforts

Ares promotes Phillips to CFO

The move follows the termination of CFO/COO Michael McFerran’s employment for inappropriate misconduct

TPG promotes Weingart to CFO

Jack Weingart has been with the firm since 2006

Dentons’ Craig joins Paul Hastings

Ted Craig joined from Dentons where he was partner, head of the private funds practice in the UK

Investran’s Iaslovits joins Anduin

Iaslovits will provide guidance on Anduin’s product roadmap

TMF Group’s White joins Oakbridge

John White is responsible for overseeing compliance at both Oakbridge Funds and The ED Group

Stephenson Harwood promotes de Ste Croix to partner

She focuses on fund formation, GP-led secondaries, LP portfolio sales and complex fund-related transactions, including GP removals

Former Apax COO joins Bridges as NED

Philip Newborough, co-CEO of Bridges: "Clive has been a great friend and advisor to Bridges for many years now, and I’m delighted we can tap into his insight and experience more regularly"

Simpson Thacher’s Fox joins Kirkland & Ellis

Amy Fox advises private equity clients on the organisation and operation of European, Asian and global large-cap funds

Suntera appoints Jersey head of funds

Ryan Taylor has overall responsibility for developing and managing the new fund administration team in the jurisdiction and growing its client base

Halfenger joins Arctaris

He joined from consultancy firm Treliant, where he has been MD of securities & investment management compliance

PE career satisfaction remains strong

Majority of GPs are either more or equally satisfied in their jobs as they were 12 months ago

Inflexion promotes Pattison

Ben Pattison has been named head of finance while Ionela Serbenco is now fund accounting manager

BC’s Dell joins Pemberton

BC Partners’ Graeme Dell has been appointed as Pemberton’s new COO

Sanne promotes Fowler to global head of PE

He takes over from Oliver Morris, who has recently left the firm to join TDR Capital as head of fund operations

Drawbridge appoints COO

Scott DePetris will drive the firm’s global strategy and business operations

EQT creates new sustainability roles

Bahare Haghshenas is global head of sustainable transformation, while Sophie Walker is head of sustainability for private capital

ALFI re-elects Lamesch as chair

Effective immediately, Corinne Lamesch’s second term will run for two years

Kirkland & Ellis names investment funds partner

Raphaël Bloch advises investment fund managers on the establishment and operation of funds and separate accounts across the alternative asset space

Preqin appoints head of ESG

Jaclyn Bouchard joins from S&P Global, was director of ESG & sustainable finance products within its global ratings division

Blackstone hires global head of DE&I

Devin Glenn joined from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where she spent almost 16 years in various DE&I roles

Crestbridge appoints Luxembourg head of fund services

Ross Thomson will oversee the full range of fund admin services through Crestbridge’s Luxembourg office

INDOS hires head of AML

Clay Dupuy is responsible for the teams which provide AML officers to funds domiciled in Ireland, Luxembourg and the Cayman Islands

Investec’s Mansy joins Macquarie

Investec is winding down its operations in Australia to focus on the UK and South Africa

Argentex co-CEO steps down

Co-CEO Carl Jani has stepped down, while co-CEO Harry Adams has taken over as sole CEO

HSBC’s King joins RBS International

Neal King will oversee new business from NatWest’s trustee and depositary services traditional fund management clients

MJ Hudson’s Brozyniak joins Charles Russell Speechlys

She joined from MJ Hudson where she spent the last four years, most recently as partner

JP Morgan’s Hughes joins Ocorian

He joined from JP Morgan where he was managing director & global head of custody for the last four years

Clifford Chance’s Lilley joins Mayer Brown

He joined from Clifford Chance, where he spent the last 15 years, most recently as a director of funds and infrastructure financing within the banking and finance team

Addleshaw’s Powling joins DLA Piper

He practices across various sectors with a particular focus on private equity and real estate

Adams Street names director of ESG

Yohan Hill will develop strategies and solutions which aim to bring further transparency to ESG risks and opportunities within the firm's portfolios and investments

Cadwalader’s Cross joins Addleshaw Goddard

Cross joins from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft where he was part of setting up the law firm’s fund finance practice in Europe

Crestbridge’s Bird joins Argentex

He focuses on FX execution and hedging strategies for clients across PE, corporate, RE, insurance and infrastructure

Caceis appoints head of depositary services

Sam Maybrey joined from JP Morgan where he was vice president for the last 11 years

IQ-EQ makes tech appointments

William Harris has been named chief digital officer, Shezad Khan as head of data and analytics and Vikas Sharma as head of engineering

Preqin names CTO

Tom Hunt joins from market research firm GlobalWebIndext, where he was most recently senior VP of technology