David Bates

Born and raised in Derbyshire, David moved to the Isle of Man in 2002 as part of an internal move with Lloyds Banking Group, known then as Lloyds TSB.

Upon leaving the bank and following a year working in West Africa, David returned to the island in 2007 joining a prominent Isle of Man/UK developer, initially as Business Development Manager and later as Head of International.

David joined the Black Grace Cowley team in July 2014 and heads up the non Isle of Man side of the business – BGC International Real Estate Ltd, primarily sourcing investment property assets for a growing book of global high net worth clients.

David lives in Lonan with wife to be Leanne and their two children Olivia & Charlie.

CEO BGC International Division

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