Head of Advisory Services
David leads the Advisory Services team providing expert financial advice to WATC clients based on his extensive experience in financial and risk management, risk analysis, financial modelling and analysis, and international commercial experience. Prior to joining WATC, David was Chief Risk Officer and acted as CFO for some time for a large Middle East conglomerate controlling companies in the areas of finance and banking, investment and funds management, manufacturing and industry, education, hospitality, property development, facilities management, retail trading, engineering, travel, automotive services and more. Prior to that, David was Senior Vice President Risk Management for a major Middle East banking group, and has prior experience as Director of KPMG’s Financial Risk Management team in Sydney, Group Treasurer for an Australian Agribusiness group, as well as time as a financial analyst and a computer programmer.
David has built his extensive international and domestic experience in both the government and private sectors, leveraging off his educational qualifications which include a Bachelor of Arts in economics, a post-graduate diploma in information technology, a Masters of Business in economics and financial management, and a graduate diploma in professional accounting. David is also a qualified CPA.