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David Swanwick

Head of Client Communications for EMEA, VP London



David works with clients across the region and globally to aid the delivery of consistent and successful experiences to their clients. He helps firms achieve their potential through analysis and application of proven practice management, strategy and client communication principles & techniques.

David leads the strategy and design for all of Dimensional’s EMEA conferences, events and broadcasts as well as Dimensional’s Global Advisor Study, Global Investor Study and Study Group & Communities programmes for clients in EMEA.

Prior to joining Dimensional, David was a private client adviser with SFG Australia, a leading wealth management business servicing high-net-worth families and organisations. Originally from a banking background, David was later appointed a director of a highly regarded boutique financial planning firm in Brisbane called Ellwood Barry McPherson, which later became a founding member of SFG Australia. He moved to London in 2011 to join Dimensional.

David holds a bachelor of business from Queensland University of Technology and the diploma of financial planning from Deakin University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors diploma course. David has chaired industry committees and participated in numerous projects and panels regarding advice, investments, communication and practice management. He has also been invited to speak internationally by universities, industry bodies and external groups.