David Clarke

Independent Financial Analyst

David Clarke CFA is a writer, commentator and consultant. After studying philosophy at TCD and an initial career in music, he developed a focus on finance and investment while working for Bloomberg, the world’s preeminent financial data and news service. There he was the main fund management reporter, while latterly he served as an editor-at-large, dealing with newspapers around Europe, and as an editor on bonds and foreign exchange. In recent years he has helped fund managers and related parts of the industry with their communications and marketing, and part of his work is as head of marketing for MoneyMate Group, a Dublin-based regtech platform. He is a CFA charterholder and takes a strong interest in the future of fund management, and helped write the CFA Society of the UK’s recent report on the value of the investment industry. He’s also the founder and policy director of the Scottish Irish Finance Initiative, a government backed project to encourage the finance industries in both locations to work together, and the vice chairman of the European Movement in Scotland.

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