•  30+ years of experience as a financial writer
  • Current Executive director of the Natixis Center
  • Expert panelist for the Gramercy Institute and the Financial Communications Society


Dave Goodsell is Executive Director of the Natixis Center for Investor Insight, a research program dedicated to the analysis and reporting of issues and trends important to investors, their financial professionals, money managers, employers, governments and policymakers.

In this role, David leads global thought leadership initiatives for Natixis Investment Managers. He oversees a team of independent and affiliated researchers, analysts and writers who track major developments across the markets, economy and investing spectrum to understand attitudes and perceptions influencing the decisions of individual investors, financial professionals, consultants and institutional decision makers. than 58,000 investors in 31 countries.

A veteran financial writer for more than 30 years and frequent speaker, David joined Natixis as editorial director in 2001 after serving as editorial director at Liberty Funds (now Columbia Threadneedle) and Fidelity Investments, where he specialized in the defined contribution plan retirement market. He regularly presents the Center’s findings to financial professionals, fund selectors and private bankers in the US, Europe and Asia. David is an expert panelist for the Gramercy Institute and the Financial Communications Society.


 David earned his Bachelor of Science in journalism and marketing from Suffolk University.