David is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur who has founded and led four successful organizations on two different continents. Each one serves a wider purpose of promoting a path to human flourishing in its own niche. In addition to the organizations he has started up, David has been involved in the design, setup, and management of numerous public and private organizations across multiple countries.
Originally trained as an economist with a PhD from Yale University, David has particular domain knowledge in the areas of fintech and development finance, having consulted to financial regulators and providers of digital financial services in many countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America for twenty-five years. He also has experience in education technology (edtech) through his involvement in online professional education as co-founder and chair of the board of the professional capacity building platform Digital Frontiers. He has completed Certified Professional Coach training approved by the International Coaching Federation.