HSH Nordbank has hired two staff, reporting to Hansjorg Kessler, head of commodity finance, in London.

Sabina Kuntze joins from WestLB in London and will be running the middle office for the team.

Elena Williams joins the bank in Moscow from Gazprombank to increase HSH Nordbank’s commodity finance reach in Russia. Before Gazprombank Williams worked with Kessler at Nedbank in London.