David Barker
Change is sweeping through the financial services industry and navigating toward a fit for purpose, sustainable new business model.

David M. Barker

EY EMEIA Financial Services Transactions Leader

Trusted financial services advisor. Focused on innovation and technology. Passionate about education and development for children.

A seasoned corporate finance practitioner of more than 30 years, David is our EMEIA Transactions Leader for Financial Services. He has advised on financial services transactions and restructurings, focusing on advising retail, commercial and investment banks, asset managers and alternative investors, insurance companies, mutual and co-operative financial organizations and specialty finance companies. Additionally, David works extensively with governments, private equity, sovereign wealth funds and credit funds to realize their ambitions in the financial services sector.

Prior to joining EY in 2001, David held executive leadership roles at leading investment banks. He earned a master’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University. David has a keen interest in, and supports, a number of children’s education and developmental charities.

How David is building a better working world

"In my work with Financial Services and Public Sector clients I focus on helping devise and implement a sustainable business model that embraces innovative ways of engaging with customers and operating in a technologically developing new world. Following the financial crisis of 2008, helping our clients restore trust and faith in the architecture of the financial system has been a priority for EY."

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