David Carden

Partner | New York

David co-leads our global legal, risk and compliance practice. He is also responsible for our treasury search practice, working closely with the finance team. His clients include banks, asset managers, hedge funds, private-equity firms, market utilities and oil companies. David joined Leathwaite in London in 2008. Before this, David worked for an FTSE 100 financial services specialist recruitment firm to build their risk management business. David started his career in equity derivatives at JPMorgan, before moving into risk management with the Coutts NatWest Group (Royal Bank of Scotland). He went on to lead market risk management for the RBS Wealth Management Division.


David graduated from the University of West of England in Bristol in 2000, with a BA 2:1 joint honours degree in Economics and Politics.