David Zhang

David Zhang Regional Insights Manager (Asia), Payments & Lending

Consumer Finance | Digital Banking | Market Research | Asia Pacific


About David

David spearheads Euromonitor’s consumer finance industry research for Asia Pacific. As regional insights manager, he leads the research team working on multiple strategy briefings, collaborating with the multiple leading banks, Big Techs, payment firms, and central banks. His professional interests include digital banking, digital ecosystem (services & payments and consumer goods), embedded finance, BNPL and so on. He also works with the Euromonitor consulting team to provide customized project support to our clients. 

He has more than 12 years working experience, with eight years plus in market research, and three years plus in digital banking. From 2019 to 2022, he worked in Strategy Team in United Overseas Bank’s TMRW Digital Group. He led in market intelligence and performance tracking, while supporting strategic planning, internal & external communications. He also commissioned external agencies on FinTech scanning, competitor tracking and consumer research.   

When he worked as the global consultant for consumer appliances industry from 2015 to 2019, he developed thought leadership via close engagement with leading manufacturers from East to West, real estate developers, platform companies and so on. His strategy reports in connected appliances ecosystem, retailing, built-in appliances, M&A gained great popularity in the industry. He was invited to give sharing at Deutsche Bank dbAccess conference and Keynote speech at China Electronics & Appliances Enterprises Globalization Summit.

He holds MBA from IE Business School (Spain), and double engineering degrees from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore).