KPMG – Martin Collins has been named director, advising banks and trustees on the management of pension liabilities. Collins previously worked at Lloyds Banking Group as pension asset and liability management director within the lender’s corporate treasury, where he co-ordinated its de-risking strategy. He has previously worked at Banco Santander, Watson Wyatt and Aon.
Guinness Asset Management – Sachin Oza and Stephen Williams have joined the manager as senior energy analysts. Both Oza and Williams join from M&G, where Oza spent 10 of his 13 years, focused on resource and energy projects. He has also worked at JP Morgan and Tokyo Mitsubishi. Williams joined M&G six years ago, and has worked at Exxon and Simmons & Co International.
IFM Investors – Rich Randall has been promoted to global head of debt investments, after three years as executive director of debt investments. Randall replaces Robin Miller, who will become senior adviser and chair of the company’s investment committee after 17 years at IFM. Prior to joining IFM, Randall worked at RBS and Calyon and Trust Company of the West.
Aviva Investors – Florian de Chaisemartin has been appointed as a director in the London-based infrastructure debt team. He joins from Legal & General Investment Management, where he was senior investment manager. He has also held infrastructure finance roles with DEPFA Bank and Standard & Poor’s.
Schroder Real Estate – Eva Granlund has joined as head of Nordic investment in Stockholm. Granlund was previously at Vasakronan. She has also worked for SEB Merchant Banking and UBS Global Asset Management.