Paul Strzelecki was named managing director in the London office of Yorkville Advisors, a private investment firm specializing in structured finance and direct investments. The position is new. Mr. Strzelecki previously advised venture-capital-backed companies through Ravenbeck, a consultancy he founded. He will continue to consult for Ravenbeck in a limited capacity, according to a news release from Yorkville. Executives from Ravenbeck could not be reached for comment.