People in the news: RSM, Personal Finance Society, Government

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partners appointed at RSM and McGuireWoods, president named at the Personal Finance Society, and CFO appointments at Paysafe Group, Energy Assets Group

RSM has appointed Ruth Chapman as a partner, she will join the east midlands team. Chapman previously worked as a director at PwC.

The Personal Finance Society has elected Sarah Lord as president for 2020 to 2021. Lord is chief client officer for Succession Wealth and is responsible for the client and brand strategy, she also chairs the Succession Wealth NextGen Steering Group. prior to joining Succession she was a partner at Mazars.

The Government has appointed Pauline Wallace as the inaugural chair of the UK Accounting Standards Endorsement Board (UKEB). Wallace was previously the director and chair of Audit & Risk Committee at Paradigm Trust.

Paysafe Group has appointed Ismail Dawood as group chief financial officer. Dawood joins Paysafe from Branch International, a financial services organization targeting the mobile generation, where he was chief financial officer (CFO).

Luca Sutera Joins Energy Assets Group as CFO. Sutera most recently held the position of group chief financial officer for Nebras Power.

Global finance practice McGuireWoods has appointed Linn Mayhew as partner. Mayhew joins from DLA Piper, where she was a senior finance lawyer.

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