After 5 years at ADS Securities, Communication Director Stephen Davie takes on Partner position at Dragon Advisory

One of the most experienced communications experts in the industry, Stephen Davie, concludes his 5 year tenure at ADS Securities, taking on a Partnership position at specialist consultancy Dragon Advisory

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Stephen Davie, ADS Securities’ Communication Director, has been appointed Partner at Dragon Advisory, which is a partnership of senior advisors with backgrounds in journalism, communications, litigation, investments and marketing who offer commercial advisory services for clients seeking to position, promote or expand their business.

Mr. Davie left ADS Securities at the end of the summer of this year, where he had spent five years and three months as the company’s Director of Communication, based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

At ADS Securities, Mr. Davie held senior executive-level round tables and was instrumental in the company’s positioning, culminating in ADS Securities’ move into the insitutional liquidity provision sector earlier this year.


An astute gentleman, Mr. Davie’s experienced professional approach is a facet that enabled him to produce marketing and communication directives whilst having a full and comprehensive understanding of the components and functionality of the electronic trading industry.

Prior to joining ADS Securities in 2011, Mr. Davie was Regional Director at Grayling Momentum, a firm which he joined from Hill & Knowlton where he was Regional Director and General Manager, based in Qatar.

Senior executive positions at Trimedia, where he spent three years as Corporate Director, College Hill Associates where he was Executive Director for three and a half years between 2003 and 2006 and a tenure at Cohn & Wolfe from 2000 to 2003 took Mr. Davie’s career through the early Millennial period.


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