David Henson

Senior Associate

About David

Highly qualified, vastly experienced and enormously knowledgeable, David Henson is one of the world’s leading expatriate financial advisers.

Originally from Bristol, England – David embarked on his highly successful career in finance with Soloman Hare Accountants in 1997. Remarkably, he graduated from the University of Bournemouth with a 1st Class degree in Finance (4.0).

David has specialised in working with high-net-worth clients for some of the UK and World’s most reputable financial companies, such as Hargreaves Lansdown and JP Morgan. Later, in 2006, he accepted the invitation to join the Singapore arm of S&P 500 broker OptionsXpress (Charles Schwab Group). There he oversaw the expansion and development into the region as a Director.

Afterward, in 2020, David moved to Dubai working for Guardian Wealth Management as a Senior Financial Advisor before joining Holborn Assets in the spring of 2022.

Furthermore, David is a member of the Personal Finance Society & Chartered Institute of Insurers in the United Kingdom. In addition, he holds a Diploma in Financial Planning and a Tax, Trust & Estate Planning Qualification, as well as various brokerage licences through the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Currently, David is based in Dubai. There he offers advice on a full range of financial planning issues, including pensions, investments and insurance. He is great believer in providing bespoke solutions for every individual client to suit their unique circumstances. Moreover, he believes in maintaining long term personal relationships with his clients, ensuring consistency of advice to help them grow their wealth over the long term. As a consequence, David’s clients have often worked with him for many years and are located around the world.


  • Financial Planning Certificate, Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
  • European Financial Advisor (EFA), Chartered Insurers Institute (CII)
  • Diploma in Financial Planning, Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
  • CFMAS 1,2,5 & 7, Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • 1st / 4.0 BA (Finance), University of Bournemouth, UK

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