David Kneebone, General Manager, Investor Education Centre

David Kneebone has specialised in financial education for twelve years in New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong. He is currently General Manager and a board member of Hong Kong’s Investor Education Centre (since June 2014). Earlier in his career David led various communications agencies in NZ and Australia and held marketing manager positions in the telecommunications and banking sectors.

David has managed a variety of successful financial education programmes in communities, workplaces, schools, tertiary institutions and online.

David is actively involved in sharing his experiences and insights on financial education and retirement income issues. He is regular conference speaker and member of various OECD and IOSCO committees focused on developing financial literacy initiatives and producing quality research. In 2015 he became an ambassador for the Hong Kong Strategy for Financial Literacy – a key initiative focused on enhancing collaboration between the government, finance, education and community sectors.

The Investor Education Centre is a 100% owned subsidiary of the Securities and Futures Commission.