People Moves

Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - Schroders, Basel Institute

Editorial Staff, 29 November 2021

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The latest moves and appointments in wealth management in the UK, the rest of Europe, Middle East and select international locations.

Schroders Capital
Schroders Capital has appointed Rob Prescott as asset manager for its property team in Manchester, UK.

Prescott, who previously worked at real estate consultancy OBI Property, has more than ten years of experience working in the north west and wider regional commercial property market. He will report to fund manager Phil Scott.

Basel Institute on Governance
Peter Maurer (pictured), who has  been president of the International Committee of the Red Cross since 2012, is due to take over as president of the board of the Basel Institute on Governance when he steps down as ICRC president in September 2022. He will succeed the Basel Institute’s founder and president, professor Mark Pieth.

The institute focuses on fighting corruption around the world as well as developing ways of improving standards of governance. 

The organisation, which has more than 90 staff working across Southern and East Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Central and South Asia, works with public and private sector groups.

Originally from Thun, Switzerland, Maurer holds a doctorate in history and international law from the University of Bern. He has worked in various positions in the Swiss diplomatic service, including as Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York and Secretary of State. He became ICRC’s president in July 2012.

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