David Baker

Co- Founder and Joint Managing Director T +61 (08) 82368888 E dbaker@bakeryoung.com.au

50 Years Plus Experience

David Baker is one of the industry’s most experienced full-service stock market practioners.

At the age of 27 , he became South Australia’s youngest ever non-family member of the Adelaide Stock Exchange.

In 1985, he and Alan Young jointly established Baker Hindmarsh Partners, which then became Baker, Young & Hindmarsh which today is Baker Young Limited.

Over the years David has been at the industry forefront, helping change the face of broking both in South Australia and in Australia generally. David is a sought-after commentator and public speaker, and regularly quoted in the media because of his depth of knowledge about the financial industry.

His involvement in Adelaide, South Australia and nationally stretches far into the community as per the accreditations below.

David has received written commendation from the Prime Minister of Australia for his support of Australia’s Paralympic athletes.

He has been a selected delegate at the Paralympic Games in Sydney, Athens, Beijing,Vancouver and London.

In 2009, he was selected as a National Men’s Health Ambassador to speak at conferences and events around the country.

David is still very active and regularly practices Taekwondo in which he has a black belt.

David is married to Pamela and has three children and nine grandchildren.

Professional accreditation and membership include:
  • Master Practitioner Member of the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisors Association (MSAFAA)
  • Financial Planning Association of Australia member
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors member
  • Patron of the Australian Paralympic Committee (SA)
  • Board member of the Games Appeal Committee (incorporating the Australian Olympic Council)
  • Patron of the Little Athletics South Australia
  • Deputy Chairman of the Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia - SA &NT
  • Life Member of Rotary
  • Foundation Member of the Adelaide Football Club (Go the Crows)