- Aviva Investors has appointed Florian de Chaisemartin as a director in its London-based infrastructure debt team.
He joins from Legal & General Investment Management, where he was senior investment manager, originating, structuring and executing Infrastructure debt transactions. Prior to this, he held infrastructure finance roles with DEPFA Bank and Standard and Poor’s.
- Bedrock has appointed Alexander Classen as a managing partner.
He joins Bedrock from Coutts, where he was CEO of its international business. Prior to that, he had a long and distinguished career in the wealth management industry having worked at Pictet, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. He will be based in Zurich, where a new Bedrock office and team will be constituted over the next few months.
- Mercer has appointed Andrew Steels as an HR effectiveness principal in its talents business.
Based in Mercer’s London office, Steels will lead the growth and delivery of its HR effectiveness business in the UK. He has over 17 years’ experience in helping companies determine the most efficient and effective way to deliver HR services. After working as a practitioner in and around the HR function, he started his consultancy career at KPMG, specialising in performance improvement across the public sector. After that, Steels worked at Towers Watson from 2007 to 2015, where he was practice leader in the UK HR service delivery team.