GLOBAL – BVI, AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers, Industry Funds Management

BVIHolger Naumann has been elected as president of the German fund management association. Naumann, who has been a board member since 2011, is currently a member of DWS Investment's management board. He replaces Thomas Neiße, who will step down at the beginning of next month after three years in the role.

AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers – The UK pension fund investment adviser has appointed John Harrison as a senior adviser. Harrison is currently independent investment adviser to four local authority pension funds. He spent most of his career with what was originally Phillips & Drew and is now UBS Global Asset Management. He started as a UK equity portfolio manager and analyst within the firm's charities division.

Industry Funds Management (IFM) – Hannah Lindber has been appointed as an investment analyst, based in London. She will be responsible for undertaking credit research and deal analysis in support of IFM's infrastructure debt capability. She joins from Barclays, where she was assistant vice-president for restructuring business support.