David graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge University in 1991. Later that year he joined the DCM group of UBS (SBC).
In 2000, he was appointed Head of DCM FIG, Europe and in 2004 to head all investment grade DCM business in Europe. David moved to Investment Banking late 2005 to become Head of FIG EMEA. David's responsibilities were enlarged in 2007 to include the Fixed Income businesses of DCM and Structured Sales for FIG clients in EMEA.
In 2008 David was appointed Head of Global Capital Markets for EMEA, running Equity and Debt Capital Markets. David has many years of capital markets and advisory experience most recently advising, amongst others, the UK government in respect of the recently announced series of bank recapitalisation and funding plans.