David is a Partner in Baringa’s Financial Services practice. He currently leads our life and pensions (L&P) sector within our Insurance practice, and supports more broadly across the entire financial services sector. Within L&P David is passionate about helping our our clients’ customers to protect the people they care for, and to prepare for a prosperous future.
David brings 20 years of experience in financial services with a deep specialism in insurance. He joins us from one of the big four consultancies, where he led the Asia-Pacific Financial Services Business Transformation practice based out of Sydney, Australia. During this three year period he worked with a vast range of innovative and multinational companies on a range of global, regional and local strategy and transformation programmes. He specialised in helping clients maximise opportunities from the disruptions in the insurance, banking, and wealth sectors.
Before this time, David spent eight years as a Senior Leader and Board Director within the Insurance Division for one of the UK’s largest global banking groups. He held a number of senior roles including Operations Director (L&P) and Claims and Customer Service Director (General Insurance), and led the businesses through a major integration. Prior to this, he held a senior management role at a leading global consultancy.
David and his family have recently moved back to the UK after living in Australia and across the Asia-Pacific. He is happily married with a ten year old son; his hobbies include cycling, music, cooking, travel, discovering new foods and places, and supporting Chelsea FC.