Dean Kemble

Chief Commercial Officer


With a passion for guiding clients during a 20-year career in financial services, Dean is driven to deliver client-focused life planning solutions. Beginning his career with Friends Provident in 2001, Dean moved to the Middle East in 2007 with the Group. Since then, and based in Dubai, he has worked for Friends Provident International and Standard Life over the past 14 years. Dean holds a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Business Systems Modelling and qualifications from multiple insurance and wealth management bodies, including the Chartered Institute of Insurance (CII) and Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).

Quick Q&A

What did you want to be when you were younger?
When very young, I always wanted to be a train driver—the chance to be in charge of an Intercity 125.

What is your favourite thing about working for GSB?
We are driving a revolution within financial planning by everyone involved in GSB. With us all moving in the same direction, there is a focus and drive to create lifetime legacies for our clients through our principal values.

What is your favourite country that you’ve visited?
Italy. The mountains, lakes, coastline, rolling hills, and great food and drink. La Dolce Vita – what isn’t there to love!

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