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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - Ardian, BDB Pitmans

Editorial Staff 2 April 2020

Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - Ardian, BDB Pitmans

The latest senior moves in wealth planning and legal services across the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

France-based Ardian Infrastructure - managing $16 billion of assets - has appointed Daniel Graf von der Schulenburg as managing director and head of infrastructure Germany.

Schulenburg will be based in Ardian’s Frankfurt office. As part of his new role, he is joining the board of Germany utility EWE, in which Ardian bought a 26 per cent stake, completed in February.

Daniel Graf von der Schulenburg most recently served as a partner at UK-based investment group 3i in London, where he was responsible for infrastructure investments in the energy, telecommunications and transport sectors. Previously, Schulenburg worked for the energy-focused investment company Hudson Clean Energy Partners in New York and London, where he also served on the infrastructure investment committee.

Schulenburg holds a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Cambridge. Prior to this, he earned master of science degrees in business management from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (EAP-ESCP) and in industrial engineering from the Technical University of Berlin.

BDB Pitmans
Law firm BDB Pitmans has hired two new partners. Lucinda Brown is joining the trust disputes team and Alexander Wood is joining the restructuring and insolvency team, with immediate effect.

Qualifying in 2004, Brown practised for 16 years at Hewitsons and has since built up expertise in contentious work, frequently handling high-value cases on the validity of wills, breach of trust and inheritance claims, and financial abuse of vulnerable adults. She is also an ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists) member.

Wood joins from Coffin Mew where he worked in corporate recovery and restructuring, advising distressed companies on restructurings and re-financing administrations and liquidations. Clients include stakeholders of distressed businesses, including boards, lenders and borrowers, and insolvency practitioners.

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