International Commodities and Derivatives Association, Swiss Trading and Shipping Association, itarle, LGIM Real Assets, Fizzy Living, The Crown Estate, Centerview Partners
International Commodities and Derivatives Association (ICDA) – Two members have been appointed to the board of directors – Stéphane Graber, secretary general at the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association, and Paul Lynch, chief executive at itarle, a provider of multi-asset algorithmic trading and analytics services. The ICDA’s members include global brokers, bankers, investment fund managers, commodities trading firms, market information providers and service companies, as well as exchanges and clearing houses.
LGIM Real Assets – Adam Russell has been recruited from Fizzy Living as residential transactions manager. Russell was head of acquisitions. He has also worked at Savills as an associate director for funding and development in residential capital markets. Russell will work with Mike Powell, who joined as residential transactions manager last year from Barratt Homes.
The Crown Estate – Robin Budenberg has been appointed chairman. Budenberg’s appointment follows the retirement of Stuart Hampson. Budenberg is London chairman of Centerview Partners and a non-executive director for Charity Bank and the Big Society Trust. He is also a former chairman and chief executive of UK Financial Investments, whose responsibilities include managing the UK government’s shareholdings in The Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group. Prior to joining UKFI, Robin was at UBS (previously SG Warburg).