David Burnside is the Head of European Sales and Consultant Relations at Arcmont Asset Management. Prior to joining Arcmont in 2019, David spent five years at Finisterre Capital, a hedge fund specialising in Emerging Market Debt, initially as Head of Business Development and latterly as COO.
Between 2010 and 2013, David was Head of Alternatives at BlueBay Asset Management and led the fundraising for Direct Lending Fund I at the launch of the BlueBay Private Debt business. Previously, David was Head of European Sales at FRM and headed Business Development in Europe for GSAM’s Hedge Fund Strategies. In 1997, David established the first Capital Introduction product at a Prime Broker, at Goldman Sachs.
David worked as a lawyer at Morgan Stanley after qualifying as a solicitor at Freshfields, in London and Paris. David graduated from Cambridge University in Law in 1988.