David J. Gallacher, CFA
Senior Managing Director - Partner
Prior to becoming a Partner at C.J. Lawrence, David was a Senior Managing Director at ISI Inc where he expanded ISI’s private client business and international money management capabilities. At ISI and now CJL, David is the lead portfolio manager of our international portfolios, including the European Select Portfolio.
David began his career in financial planning at A.O.N. Risk in the UK before joining Coutts & Co. in 1996. As a portfolio advisor and team leader David led Coutts’ UK and European direct equity strategies. At Coutts he was directly responsible for managing substantial assets for high net worth clients in the U.S. and Europe.
Transferring to the U.S. in 2006, David launched Royal Bank of Scotland/Citizens, N.A. global investment management platform for U.S. high net worth clients. He acted as the senior portfolio manager for the group’s core global and global ex-U.S. investment strategies.
David attended Bournemouth University in the UK, concentrating in accountancy and holds a BA degree from Harvard University.
A Chartered Financial Analyst, he holds the U.K.’s IMC accreditation and has passed the Charted Market Technicians exam program.
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