David leads NAB’s Sustainable Finance team has been active in sustainable debt financing for over 10 years.  He works closely with NAB Treasury, NAB’s coverage and product teams servicing customers across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the UK and USA developing and originating sustainable financing solutions for NAB and its clients.

David is an active member of industry bodies including the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative, New Zealand Sustainable Finance Forum, the ICMA Green Bond & Social Bond Principles Advisory Council and Climate Transition Finance WG, the APLMA Green and Sustainability-linked Loans Committee, Climate Bonds Initiative, Climate Kic and is involved in several industry sustainability initiatives.

NAB has received numerous sustainable finance industry awards including being recognised as a Climate Bonds Initiative Green Bond Pioneer, KangaNews Australian Sustainability Debt House of the Year, KangaNews Australian Sustainability Issuer of the Year, KangaNews Best Provider of Sustainability & ESG Fixed Income Research and numerous deal awards for their innovative and market leading transactions.   NAB is also the highest ranked Australian company in the Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index announced at the World Economic Forum in January 2020.

David holds an MBA (Finance) from London Business School, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA) and a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from the University of Queensland.