David founded VIEW Advisors in 2009. He is trusted by CEO’s and their teams to help them successfully crack their highest stakes leadership tests. He specializes in first time CEO’s and other senior leaders who want to achieve a step change in performance.
David has over 30 years of experience in operating roles as well as consulting to senior executives globally across a range of industry sectors.
In addition to VIEW Advisors, David has served as a Senior Advisor to both Egon Zehnder and Oliver Wyman Group for the past ten years where he helps those organizations develop new intellectual property on leadership and delivers it to their most senior clients on a global basis.
David is a member of the Management Advisory Board of TowerBrook Capital Partners, the first B Corp Private Equity firm where he works with CEO’s of portfolio companies as a coach or board member and coaches Fund partners. He was also named a member of the Marshall Goldsmith 100 global Leaders and Coaches.
David was previously a Managing Partner in strategy consulting at Oliver Wyman Group in New York, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Before that, David was global leader of AT Kearney's Financial Services Practice, a Managing Director in Group Management and an Executive Vice President of the Individual Investor Group at Morgan Stanley, and a Senior Vice President at RBC where he had a number of roles, including leading the world's first digital bank, executive roles in corporate and institutional banking and strategy, and Assistant Chief Economist.
David has a Masters degree in International Management from McGill University, an M.A. in Economics from Queen’s University and a BA (First class honors) from University of British Columbia.
David lives in Manhattan, Hudson NY and South Beach. He is active in the NPO world as an advisor and Board member. He previously served on the boards of Wilton Brands (sold to strategic buyer) and SFNB Bank.
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