Richard Avison Joins The Catella APAM Leadership Team As Head Of Finance

Catella APAM (“APAM”), the specialist UK & Ireland real estate asset and investment manager is delighted to welcome Richard Avison as Head of Finance. Richard will be based in the Manchester office.

Richard joins APAM from 4D Pharma plc where he was a finalist in the Yorkshire Finance Leader Awards in both the “Deal” and “Plc” categories, following his work on the first NASDAQ listing of an AIM company via a reverse SPAC. With 25 years of senior finance, corporate finance and audit experience (which also includes multiple entries in the Sunday Times fast track 100) he will be working on the development of both the internal and external finance functions for the UK and Ireland.

Richard Avison, Head of Finance, said “I’m delighted to be joining APAM during this fantastic period of growth and diversification. It’s clear that there’s a great team, culture and drive at APAM that will really push the business and its clients’ forward, and I’m excited to be contributing to this next chapter in the journey.”

Melissa Baldwin, Managing Director comments on the appointment: “Richard brings a wealth of client servicing experience in addition to his commercial and accounting knowledge at a time where APAM is expanding its professional accounting services to a wider base of clients and capital partners. Together with Lizzie Rawlinson, Head of Accounting Services, Richard will lead APAM’s finance team of 13 people, delivering corporate and client accounting whilst also providing advisory services to clients and the APAM group structure. In the short time Richard has been with APAM, he has already brought a fresh perspective and is fast becoming an integral member of the leadership team.”

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