David Klingensmith


David has been in international banking and investing for more than 35 years in the US, Colombia, Pakistan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Europe and Africa with various institutions including the Asian Development Bank and the Chase Manhattan Bank. For 20 years till 2013, he was at the EBRD, ultimately as CRO and managing director of risk. Since then, he has been on corporate and bank boards, and the investment committee of Africinvest’s Financial Sector fund. He regularly advises and works as a consultant at Nestor Advisors (London) on corporate governance, risk, and value issues at board level. David is a graduate of Tulane University, and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.