World’s most important financiers according to Forbes

Last week Forbes published its annual rating of the ‘World’s Most Powerful People’, based on an internal editorial vote. Russian President Vladimir Putin topped the list for the third year in a row, ahead of Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel in second place and US President Barack Obama in third. 

Finance is the main route to the corporate top

The majority (86%) of UK Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are driven to reach the top role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in their current...

From EY to Bizet’s Carmen: Mike Bracegirdle’s unusual journey to an opera singer

Twelve years ago Mike Bracegirdle was a successful finance director of a major division within the Tribal Group, and previously a Chartered Accountant with...

Coutts’ Kitty McCormick crowned at Women in the City Future Leaders Symposium & Award...

Kitty McCormick, Director, Lending & Capital Management at Coutts, received formal recognition of her leadership talent last night when she scooped this year’s Women...
Julian Gretzinger

Julian Gretzinger joins Lexinta as associate director

Julian joins Lexinta with 10 years experience of working within the investment-banking sector, previously having worked for Credit Suisse, Cantonal Bank of Zurich and...
Ian Mattioli

Ian Mattioli: even stronger force post-Brexit

Wealth management group Mattioli Woods is expecting a surge in demand for its services as a result of Brexit. The comments were made as part...

JPMorgan snaps Deutsche banker for top tech role

Matthew Gehl will join as head of technology investment banking in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the autumn, following a period of...

Mérieux Développement expands its investment team in Europe

Mérieux Développement announces the appointment of three additional staff members, as part of the expansion of its capabilities in Europe and the United States,...

Two Chicks female entrepreneurs turn food startup idea into golden egg

Anna Richey got the idea for Two Chicks, a company that produces liquid egg whites, after living in Los Angeles. In America, it was...

Lord North Street team join forces to launch family office

Former Lord North Street wealth managers and professionals are joining forces to establish a private multi-family office. Wren Investment Office is London-headquartered and backed by...
Horst Muller

Mastercard veteran joins allpago’s advisory board

allpago, a leading payment service provider in Latin America, today announced that it has appointed Horst Müller, formerly regional vice president at Mastercard, to its...

Paul McNamara left IFG

Paul McNamara has left the position of a group chief executive at financial services group IFG with an “immediate effect”. Mr McNamara joined the Dublin- and London-based...

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