Dubai-headquartered financial services group GSB Capital continues the expansion of its global wealth and advisory business with the hiring of Michelle Devine.

She will be based in the group’s London office, joining the firm as a director of GSB Capital UK – which brings the number of team members of the UK operation to seven.

With over 15 years of experience, predominantly in M&A, she previously worked for J P Morgan and Grant Thornton UK and serving as senior manager of corporate development at Farfetch,

Ross Whatnall, co-founder and chief executive officer at GSB, said: "We are thrilled to welcome Michelle Devine to our team. Her wealth of experience and proven track record in corporate advisory will undoubtedly bolster our capabilities and drive our firm to new heights.

"Michelle’s arrival is the start of a flurry of new arrivals for the UK operation as we continue to expand the business outside of the

This news follows the announcement in January 2024 that GSB became the first-ever international firm to achieve CISI Chartered Firm status.