Friends Ivory & Sime PE appts

Friends Ivory & Sime Private Equity, the private equity arm of Friends Ivory & Sime, has been appointed Liz Jones as assistant director, new investments. Jones joins from Barclays, which she joined in 1995 and where she has been working as part of Barclay Ventures since 1997.

In addition Kevin Whittle has been appointed portfolio director, portfolio management at the firm. Whittle qualified with Deloitte & Touche and spent five years there advising on corporate finance transactions. He then spent a year at Ernst & Young Corporate Finance advising on private equity transactions before joining EWS Group, a venture capital backed MBI, where he was CEO for the last two years.