David is an experienced general manager and Board director with strong track record in change management and organisational re-engineering in both operational and strategic areas of business across a wide variety of cultures and geographies.

David held an executive role as MD of a large social finance/impact investing organisation, supporting financial inclusion, agriculture and renewable energy in the developing world with a capital base of EUR 1.2bn.

David has extensive governance experience in financial and non-financial Boards; he is a Director of Whai Rawa Fund Ltd, a trustee of The Gift Trust, and Chairman of the Impact Enterprise Fund, in addition to sitting on three overseas microfinance company boards for the Aga Khan Foundation as an independent director. He is used to operating effectively across international networks and within both large and small working environments and seeks to contribute to delivering successful outcomes for New Zealand businesses both in NZ and overseas.