David is a Managing Partner and is responsible for our European operation, overseeing London, Zurich, Frankfurt, Dubai and Amsterdam. He is also a member of the company’s Management Committee. David joined Options Group in 1999, and has been a key figure in establishing and managing Options Group's Equities Business in the continent. He also has familiarity with senior-level placements on a global basis. While David has vast experience with cash equities and equity derivatives in both sales and trading, his particular expertise lies in the Program Trading world and all Automated Execution Services. He has enjoyed building and developing relationships with many of the top-tier and emerging Equity Houses.
Having earned a BA in Business from Leeds University, David was briefly a trainee Chartered Accountant before transitioning into executive search. Prior to joining Options Group, David worked with a boutique executive search practice in London, gaining valuable equities experience at various levels within Global Markets. David is also a Governor of Mapledown School, where he sits on the Financial committee.