David Williams joined SVA as an Executive Director in 2017, supporting Strategy and Business Development and Venture Philanthropy.

Prior to joining SVA, David worked for over 12 years with the international development non profit organization TechnoServe, in operational and strategic roles across USA, Africa and Latin America. This included five years as Regional Director Latin America & Caribbean Division, participating on the global Senior Management Team. At TechnoServe, David designed and led inclusive economic growth work in partnership with major multilateral and bilateral institutions, foundations, corporations and national governments. Previously, David was a business consultant with Bain & Company in Australia, Spain and Korea in diverse sectors and competencies. He also started a social enterprise in Tanzania to support community development and marine conservation.

David holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours 1st Class) and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.