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David Bennett

David Bennett

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David Bennett is the Chairman of Ashmore Group, an investment manager primarily focused on emerging markets. Concurrently, he holds the position of Chairman of Virgin Money UK and Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee at Paypal. With over 35 years in the retail banking and financial industry, Bennett has gained particular expertise in strategic development, acquisitions, joint ventures, disposals, finance and change management, investor relations, and negotiations with governments and regulators. His geographical experience includes UK, USA, Australasia, and Asia.

  • Bennett acted as an expert witness in numerous banking-related cases in the UK and Europe.
  • He mentors senior-level executives and executives taking their first Board level role.