Professional Profile

David has been an insurance sector specialist for 16 years and has been instrumental in the design and delivery of some of the most successful ‘C’ suite and senior management teams within the Asia Pacific for over a decade.

David’s positions before ZRG Partners included Managing Partner (Asia) Allegis Partners, Managing Director of Global Sage and Global Managing Director of Edison Morgan. Prior to these roles, David was with Korn/Ferry International as the Senior Client Partner and Practice Leader for Insurance Asia Pacific and Middle East.

Throughout his career within executive search, David has focused on the insurance sector within the Asia Pacific region and has subsequently traveled extensively throughout and accumulated a comprehensive understanding of the diversity of the regional culture and the insurance sector, as well as the local current and potential talent pool.

  • Click here to read David’s article, Impact of Technology on the Asian Insurance Industry from a Millennials view point. 

Previous Experience

Before moving into executive search David completed 26 years in the Royal Navy as a Warfare Officer. During this time, he served in several ‘trouble spots’ around the world including the Falklands, Balkans and Northern Ireland. One of his last appointments was as the Senior Officer in charge of Officer Recruitment for central England and Wales.

Areas of Expertise


David is a graduate of Dartmouth Naval College and member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD).