Daily People Moves – December 23


Rebecca Patterson has been appointed Senior Investor at Bridgewater Associates. Most recently, Patterson was chief investment officer at private wealth manager Bessemer Trust.

Laurent Lavergne has been named Global Head of Asset Management and Development at AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets. Prior to this, Lavergne was co-head of fund management alongside Timothe Rauly.

Kempen Capital Management has hired Julie Alexander as a Business Development Director. Before moving to Kempen, Alexander worked as a senior investment consultant at Willis Towers Watson.

Ban Zheng has been appointed Head of Data Science within the Multi-Asset Research and Development team at HSBC Global Asset Management. He joins from Lyxor Asset Management where he was a senior quantitative researcher.


Managing Director for Equities Richard Semark has left UBS after almost 16 years. Semark held a variety of roles during his time at the bank, including the presidency of UBS MTF, its trading venue.