Drawing on a professional and financial services career spanning 35 years, David acts as an adviser to beaton clients in respect to the strategic insights that professional services firms can obtain from our suite of benchmark products as well as ad-hoc research solutions.

David has extensive c-suite experience in Queensland’s largest professional services firms – BDO and McCullough Robertson. He regularly used benchmark products as a client and is experienced in presenting the underlying messages to business owners and using the data to develop strategy. This background sees David well placed to assist clients in identifying where research can inform and enhance strategic decisions.

A Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and the Australian Institute of Management, David holds a BCom from Griffith University and a Certificate in Financial Markets from FINSIA.

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  • 22 Apr, 2016

    Ways to deliver fair value

    This post explores ways to deliver fair value to both their clients and professional services firms. It shows why one of the key elements of beatonbenchmarks research is an analysis of what clients co.... [ Read More ]