David is the Head of Operations, Impact Investing and SVA Practice Lead for Organisational Effectiveness. As Practice Lead, David leads the implementation of the SVA Fundamentals for Impact, a framework helping create a clear pathway to more effective social services, and more effective funding, so that we can reduce disadvantage for people in need.

David began his career at Deloitte and had over 17 years of experience, primarily in financial services. Prior to joining SVA, David spent eight years at BNP Paribas where he was Head of Compliance & Risk and Company Secretary at BNP Paribas Investment Partners. In addition, David has lived and worked in the Solomon Islands as an Adviser to a local NGO through Australian Volunteers International.

David has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Sydney and is currently completing postgraduate study in Social Impact at the University of New South Wales. David is also a Chartered Accountant, an Associate of the Governance Risk Compliance Institute and a Certified Member of the Governance Institute of Australia.