A FINANCIAL SERVICES and natural resources compliance expert has left UHY Hacker Young to join Smith & Williamson.
Guy Swarbreck has taken a partner role at the top ten firm, having spent 12 years at UHY Hacker Young.
Swarbreck has served in audit and regulatory compliance consultancy for brokers, fund managers and corporate finance houses.
Stephen Drew, head of London assurance and business services, said: “Guy is a valuable new appointment to the group, and he brings significant experience and a wealth of knowledge; we anticipate him making a real contribution to the business.”
Smith & Williamson posted revenues of £178.6m for the year ending 30 April 2012, placing it in eighth position in the Accountancy Age Top 50 +50 survey of firms. UHY Hacker Young is in 17th position with £48.8m.
Richard Cameron-Williams, who joined RGL on the graduate programme in September 2005, has been appointed partner with effect from April 1
Andrew Howson joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in advising private equity and corporate clients across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon