David LewisDirector at PMI Consult
A founding shareholder in PMI Global Holdings Limited, David John Wildsmith Lewis has a devoted a 40-year career to establishing himself as a banking and financial services guru.
Born in Cardiff, David was a graduate of LSE, in 1970 with a B.Sc. (Econ), he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen(including assignments in the Middle East), before joining clients building pan European groups via M&A in the global advertising and PR industry.
After 12 years as a senior manager for finance and operations in international investment and retail banks including qualifying for his ACIB, he joined KPMG in 1987 as a senior banking consultant. There followed three years as President and Chief executive of the NASD broker dealer First Affiliated Securities in San Diego California, managing 500 representatives across 50 states.
In 1994 he joined an ex KPMG colleague at the newly incorporated PMI Consult to meet the challenges of a post-communist Russia and Eastern Europe and moved on to lead the company through a 27-year strategy to build the global banking and financial services consultancy and resource management business that you see today.
In the last two years he has increased his involvement in the BCS (British computer society) as a member of the Central London, and FINSIG (financial services special interest group) committees. He is also treasurer for the newly formed BCS EMBRACE committee that seeks to ensure diversity and equality of opportunity in the sector a cause close to his political stance.