David was appointed Managing Director of First Derivative in July 2020. He has global responsibility for all aspects of the consulting and managed services business across People Data and Technology.
With extensive experience in capital markets, David started his career in banking, spending 10 years in derivatives trading at DLJ, BNP and Standard Bank. Prior to joining First Derivative, he was Managing Director at GFT Group.
What gets me into work with a spring in my step?
Driving businesses’ evolution, disrupting existing patterns and finding better, faster, more efficient ways to achieve results. I particularly like applying modern technology and delivery approaches to existing systems, watching how it transforms business and how business leaders view technology.
You ‘ll find me galloping my horse across the Kent countryside or working with my Labrador Retriever when not spending time with my family.