Meet the Team… David Simpson

Published on: August 25, 2021

As part of our ‘Meet the Team’ series, we’re introducing you to David Simpson, our Business Development Consultant.

David has been providing advice to clients for almost 30 years, working in Private Banking and Wealth Management. He now works to develop the investment business of both Three Counties and our parent firm, Greaves West & Ayre Wealth.

As Three Counties’ Business Development Consultant, David’s emphasis is on developing the firm’s Investment business. He has more than 30 years’ experience in financial services, particularly within Private Banking, and has advised clients across the North East regarding their Wealth.

In his spare time David plays cricket for Blagdon Park (where he is club Chairman) and is a keen golfer, being a member at Foxton, Alnmouth.

Find out more about David in our quickfire Q&A round, below…

What is a typical day at Three Counties like for you? 
Meeting in person or speaking on the phone with clients, prospective clients and professional colleagues. I am specifically seeking to develop the investment business of the two firms and so markets and economic matters tend to be at the heart of many conversations.

What is the most rewarding thing about your job? 
Being part of a successful, client-centred team is of vital importance to me. Introducing people to the breadth of what the team can provide is a powerful message as we seek to develop the whole business.

Describe your job in three words…
Listening, teamwork, facilitating

What is the best or most memorable feedback you’ve ever received? 
You make complicated things sound straightforward…

What’s your passion outside of work? 
Family (and cricket!!)

Share your favourite quote…
“It’s nice to be important, but it’s important to be nice.”

What would your superpower be? 
The ability to fly!

When you were young, what did you want to be when you were older? 
Sports journalist – specifically a cricket commentator on Test Match Special!

Whether you’re a new or current client of Three Counties, you can always contact our team with your queries. Contact David via

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