David joined the FSA in August 2009 as Head of the Macro Prudential Department. Before that, he was Chief Executive of the International Securities Lending Association, a trade body representing participants in the European securities financing market. From 1990 to 2006 David worked at the Bank in a number of roles, including market infrastructure, financial stability analysis and banking supervision. From 2002 to 2006 he was Head of Sterling Markets Division at the Bank.
David has a degree in Modern History from Balliol College Oxford and further degrees in Political Science from the University of Toronto and Economics from Queens’ College Cambridge.