David has over thirty-five years’ experience in international trade and investment, venture capital, fund management and business operations in North America, Asia, Middle East and Africa. He served as a senior diplomat for Canada in Korea, Japan, Singapore and APEC before retiring from the Foreign Service in 2000 to remain Singapore. He has since held senior management and Board positions in hi-tech, investment and fund management companies in Singapore and Canada.
He presently leads consulting company Greentechasia Pte Ltd, is Advisor to Raiven Capital, an early stage fund based in Waterloo, Canada and Silicon Valley, and serving his second term as President of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to Singapore (CanCham). He previously served on the Executive Committee of the Singapore Venture Capital Association and was a founding member and Executive Director of the Singapore Biotech Association. He has been a Singapore Permanent Resident since 2000.
David has a Master of Arts in Public Administration from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada with post graduate studies in International Development and Economics at Carlton University’s NPSIA, and at INSEAD. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Singapore Venture Capital Association, on the Executive Council of the Singapore Biotech Association ‘BioSingapore’ as a founding member.