David has more than 30 years’ experience in the commodity and metals markets.
He began his career as a floor clerk on the London Metal Exchange (LME) before becoming a junior options trader for Mocatta. He spent the majority of his career as a trader managing spot, forwards and options risk in precious metals for Mocatta, NMRothschild, UBS and Mitsui in London, Zurich, New York and Singapore.
David was one of the founding members of the team that launched a precious metals broking desk at ICAP in 2000. Over the next 12 years, he specialized in spot, EFPs, forwards and options on Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium.
He left ICAP and teamed up with Mike Greenacre to start Autilla in 2013.