David Anderson

Leadership Profile

David Anderson

President, Growth Markets Region


David Anderson is the President for Mercer's Growth Markets Region. His role spans the firm across our Health, Wealth and Career businesses. Through colleagues and offices in 51 cities and 22 countries we serve clients and customers in 84 countries across Asia, the Middle East, Turkey, Africa and Latin America. Accelerating profitable growth through the Growth Markets is one of Mercer’s four strategic priorities globally.

David is also a non-executive Director of Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited - a Johannesburg listed financial services company in which Mercer has made a strategic investment.

David’s career experience includes advising organizations and foreign governments on investment and retirement savings matters and leading businesses in life insurance, financial services and professional services in Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

David has qualifications in marketing, insurance, superannuation and management. He is a Certified Insurance Professional, a Certified Practicing Marketer, a Fellow of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance, an Associate of the Australian Marketing Institute and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.