David has over 20 years international financial services leadership experience across 6 countries and 3 continents. Having entered the industry in the 1990s as a financial adviser he has led and consulted to companies across Australia, Asia, UK and Europe. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science (1989), a Master of Business Administration (1999), Diplomas in Financial Planning (2000) and Certified Financial Planning (2001), and is a member of The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He speaks intermediate French (B2), and is learning Dutch in his spare time along with writing his thesis on international management in financial services companies.