Scottish Friendly, Scotland’s largest financial mutual, has appointed Genevieve Humphreys as its new chief risk officer. With over 20 years’ experience working in the financial services industry, Ms Humphreys has joined the Scottish Friendly team.
DSL Business Finance (DSL) has appointed two more loan officers to support business growth and development in Scotland. Mark Lagan and Paul Toner are due to join the DSL team, providing a combined total of 29 years of financial services experience.
The James Hutton Institute has announced the appointment of Hugh Darby as its new director of finance and company secretary. Mr Darby replaces Derek Leslie, who is stepping down after almost three years in the role at the Institution, a major researcher of food, energy and environmental security.
Brian Williams has joined Edinburgh-based Vert Rotors as an investor director, looking after the interests of investor Equity Gap. Equity Gap, the syndicate of Scottish business investors headed by chairman Jock Millican, holds a 16% share in Vert following its original investment in the firm in 201
Sigga Sigurdardottir has been appointed as Tesco Bank's new chief customer officer. She is due to begin her new role on November 4 after leaving her current role as chief customer and innovation officer at Santander UK, where she led digital and cultural change. She has been employed in the financia
Estate agent Yopa is hoping to make inroads into the Scottish market after completing a £16 million funding round from existing investors dmg ventures, Grosvenor Hill Ventures and the company’s founders. The new funding will be used to accelerate Yopa’s growth through continued inv
A group of seven graduates have taken their first steps on the Chartered Accountancy ladder after securing posts with taxation and business advisory practice EQ Accountants LLP. (from left) Callum MacDonald, Sam Walker, Ashley Breckenridge, Andrew Kelly, Sinead Scobie, Karri Russell and Heather Leig
The Scottish Building Society announced today that leading banker Andrew Hastings has joined its board as a non-executive director. Mr Hastings' eminent and successful career began in 1985 at the Royal Bank of Scotland and after a period at BNP Paribas Ireland, he proceeded to lead Barclays Ban
Housebuilder and developer Mactaggart & Mickel has promoted group financial director Paul McAninch to the new role of chair of the company’s Investments arm, with responsibility for around £80 million of assets. To date the Investment Fund has provided growth capital for more than 50
Scottish tax expert Kirsty Paton has been appointed to a new Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) Women in Venture Capital working group. As an entrepreneurial tax specialist at accountants Chiene + Tait (C+T), Ms Paton has been appointed to a newly formed committee aimed at inc
Leigh Grubb is to join Caledonia Housing Association as its new director of finance and governance. A qualified chartered accountant and former chief operating officer, Leigh has over 20 years’ experience within the financial services industry, including a number of senior manag
Wealth management firm Charles Stanley has announced the appointment of Sam Cowan as a financial planner in Edinburgh. Mr Cowan joins the firm from Tilney, where he has worked since graduating in 2012. A financial planner at Tilney since May 2015, he manages a portfolio of high net worth individuals
Edinburgh-based Symphonic Software has announced the appointment of Angela Brown as finance director. Ms Brown brings over 20 years' experience as a chartered accountant and 13 years' experience as leader of the Scottish business advisory team at international accountancy firm Mazars.
Industry body Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) has announced the appointment of Alistair Stobie, chief financial officer at Hurricane Energy, to its board. Hurricane Energy has developed pioneering approaches to exploration, particularly in the frontier region West of Shetland and the company has recently ac
Law firm CMS has appointed contentious IP specialist Neeraj Thomas as an of counsel in the firm’s technology & media practice in Glasgow. He joins from Burness Paull, where he was a senior associate. Mr Thomas has extensive experience advising clients in disputes concerning patents, tradem