David heads Koda Capital’s Philanthropic & Social Capital team. His primary responsibility is providing strategic advice to charitable, non-profit, philanthropic and impact investors.
Prior to joining the Koda team David held senior leadership positions at Perpetual, where he was Head of Philanthropy, and JBWere, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Philanthropic Services. David has also worked for Coutts & Co. and Merrill Lynch in the UK, where he qualified as a professional trustee and executor.
David is a member of the Centre for Social Impact’s Advisory Council, Raise Foundation’s Patron’s Advisory Council and a Director of three charities: the Sydney Community Foundation, the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife and BoardConnect. David also sits on the editorial advisory board of Generosity magazine. He has completed the AICD’s Governance Foundations of Non-Profit Directors course and the Harvard Business School’s Governing for Non-Profit Excellence executive education course. David recently co-founded Plus One, a pro bono initiative providing free professional development opportunities to non-profit leaders.