David Hickey

Chairman

David Hickey has over 35 years of corporate experience , he qualified as a Chartered accountant with KPMG and his initial career was in investment banking with HSBC and subsequently Investec. In both cases his principal focus was leading client organisations, both in the UK and overseas through mergers and acquisitions, as well as fund raisings.

At Investec, he became head of Corporate Advisory and was one of six executives on the London group management Board. For the past 15 years, he has acted as chairman of a large number of public and private companies, in a variety of industries, including financial services, technology and engineering.

David is especially experienced with fast growth companies making the transition to profits and positive cash flow. He was previously on the Board of the London Investment Bankers Association, and was a member of H.M Treasury Retail Financial Services Forum.

He was appointed chairman of Fairstone Group on 30th August 2013.