David is commercial and strategic leader with significant global financial services experience gained within both asset management and investment banking. He possesses a rare combination of front office experience (deep product knowledge and understanding of client relationships) and strategic control framework experience (legal, compliance and risk).
David joined GAM in October 2018 as Group Head of Compliance. Prior to joining GAM, he was General Counsel, Asset & Wealth Management at Schroders since 2012 having previously held a number of senior positions in investment banks. He began his career as a solicitor with a leading City law firm. David holds a post-graduate diploma in law and legal practice course from the College of Law, Guildford, a master's degree in Business Finance from Brunel University and a BA (Hons) in Philosophy from King's College, University of London. He holds the FT Non-Executive Director Diploma. He is a UK citizen.