David joined CGAP in 2021 as part of its MSE team. Prior to this he has accumulated a wealth of experience in the microfinance sector working for organizations like ProCredit, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and OXFAM. David held Board positions on regulated MSME banks in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, one Serbian Bank and a finance company in Kosovo.
More recently he has been a director a fintech that digitises MFI operations and designs credit scoring algorithms, and has worked for the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance helping them establish a global collaboration network, where he still holds a Research Affiliate position. Currently David is Chairman of Musoni BV, and Credit Committee member at Incofin.
David obtained his first Masters degree at the Agricultural University of Wageningen in Rural Development Studies, and a second Masters degree at Aberystwyth University in Post-Colonial Politics.