Sebastian Dovey is a successful entrepreneur, board member, thought leader, and angel investor in the fields of global wealth management, consumer insight, scale-up companies and business management.
Seb was the co-founder in 1998 of Scorpio Partnership, an award-winning global management consultancy, strategic research and insight data business. This was acquired by Aon PLC in 2014 and Seb exited in October 2017.
Seb joined FiComm as the inaugural member of its Advisory Board at the end of 2018. In his role as Non-Executive Director he provides the leadership team with guidance on the future strategy and oversight on the business performance of FiComm. Seb is also a Non-Executive Director of Milamber Ventures PLC and The Entrepreneur Investment Office. Other board related roles he holds include associate director of Silver Lane, director of Angel Academe Nominee and advisor director of Align 17.
With reference to his entrepreneurial investment activities, Seb is on the advisory board of the early stage female founder investor group Angel Academe and the London School of Economics Generate, which is an entity centered on both student and academic entrepreneurship at the school.
Separately, Seb is also the Independent Chair of the Global Client Experience and Innovation Committee for a major international bank and the external board advisor for a Nordic wealth management enterprise. In addition, he advises two sizeable financial families on their strategic growth for their investment offices.
Seb’s expertise spans 25 years of developing high impact commercial strategies for private banks, global banks, asset managers, family offices, technology firms, service providers, aggregators and start-up initiatives. Mr. Dovey is the 2018 winner of the Wealth Briefing Thought Leader of the Year award and he is Thought Leader-In-Residence for Fitch Learning worldwide. He serves as an appointed mentor for the Mayor of London’s International Business Programme and is in his 9th year on the judging panel of the Financial Times Global Private Banking awards (since foundation) and has served on the editorial board of WealthBriefing since 2005.
Seb Dovey is a regular commentator on the wealth management industry in the press and at conferences and academies and has chaired and presented leading industry events in Asia, Europe and the United States. He is widely published on topics related to wealth management, client behavior and financial services. He has been a lecturer at The Swiss Finance Institute (formerly the Swiss Banking School) for its executive MBA program. Seb holds a first-class BA (Hons.) degree in Modern History from University College London and was awarded an MSc (Econ.) with distinction from the LSE. When not doing any of the above – or sometimes simultaneously – he lives with his family in East Devon and seeks sunshine.