UK – Frank Russell in London has appointed Philippa Drury as director of client services for its institutional investment services team.

Drury has 15 years experience within the investment industry and joins from National Provident Fund in New Zealand, where she was general manager of investments.

At the same time, Russell has added three new players to its London research team.
Helen Aitchison and Scott Vincent join the fixed income manager research team, to concentrate on the evaluation of euro and global fixed income managers, whilst Paul Lavin joins the manager research team, focusing on continental European and UK equity managers.

Aitchison was previously with Deutsche Asset Management in Frankfurt. Vincent relocates from Russell’s Sydney office, where he was a senior fixed income analyst. Lavin joins from Bacon & Woodrow, where he worked as a member of the investment research team.