About Us

Alexander Merchant Art is managed by David Thomas, who collects and invests in Asian and Islamic Art.  Alexander Merchant Art is managed by David Thomas.  David graduated from Wadham College, Oxford, in Modern History, and  has spent most of his career in investment management.  He is Chief Executive of Seneca Investement Managers and is a member of the Pension Fund Investment Advisory Committee of Liverpool University.  

He has previously been Head of Asset Allocation and Research for BWD  Rensburg Ltd., Business Development Director for Midas Capital Plc., and Head of UK Retail for Momentum Global Investment Management, preceeded by periods at Robert Fleming and Co. and Cazenove and Co.  Other involvements have included periods spent as a parliamentary research assistant, undertaking a commercialisation project in the heritage sector, and teaching in India.  In addition, he is a collector of, and investor in, Asian and Islamic Art, and has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society.

David is married and lives in Lancashire.  Please don't hesitate to contact David by email, or via Twitter and LinkedIn.