Prior to joining Promontory, David was the Vice President of Decision Support Services for SBR International, a boutique consultancy based in Toronto. At SBR, he was responsible for launching and building a cross-sector strategy practice, with focus in the financial services, mining, and utilities industries. David also served as a Researcher in the Executive Project Office and as an International Economist at Bank of Nova Scotia, where he assisted the senior strategy team in identifying and evaluating new market and product opportunities across the bank's international footprint. His additional consulting work includes investment-climate assessments for the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank as well as development of corporate and tax structuring solutions for North American companies investing in China. His financial modeling and analytical experience encompasses a variety of specific investment opportunities in the real estate, telecommunications, and media sectors in the United States and Indonesia. David began his career as a financial journalist in Southeast Asia, covering regional capital markets.