ECI boosts team

ECI Partners has appointed Charlie Johnstone as business development manager. He will work closely with James Stewart, who manages the

group’s hands-on chairman and MBI programmes. His role will complement Stewart’s direct origination programme by focusing on intermediaries.

Johnstone joins ECI from Ernst & Young in London, where he spent seven years. His last year was spent in corporate restructuring, focusing on business development with private equity firms. He previously advised on fund raising and M&A in the corporate finance division.