Downing welcomes six senior hires

London-based investment manager, Downing LLP, is pleased to announce the appointment of six new senior team members across its investment, venture capital, asset management, and business development divisions.

John Pollington and Richard Lamb have joined Downing as Investment Directors for property finance and Torsten Mack has been appointed as an Investment Director covering the healthcare sector. All three have significant experience, with John and Richard having spent over 20 years in the financial services industry. Similarly, Torsten has also held senior roles across both the investment and healthcare industries for a similar period. 

Meanwhile, Downing Ventures has appointed James Nettleton, co-founder of Jaguar Land Rover’s VC fund, InMotion Ventures, as Principal in its 10-strong team. In Downing’s family office team, Christina Makris has joined as Business Development Director, having previously worked at Fry Family Office, part of Fry Capital Partners.  

Finally, Tom Moore has been appointed to lead Downing’s in-house asset management capability for its energy investment team, having previously worked as a Director for Foresight Group’s renewable energy portfolio. 

Tony McGing, Chief Executive of Downing LLP, said: “The combined wealth of sector-specific experience and knowledge that these individuals bring to the table will be invaluable to our ongoing development and we are delighted to welcome them to our team.”

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