David has a law and finance background specializing in corporate transactions and is called to the bar in Ontario andNew York. David works at OMERS Private Markets, the infrastructure and private equity investing arms of OMERS, one of Canada’s largest pension plans, and focuses on Investment Risk Management. Prior to joining OMERS, David worked at Shearman & Sterling in New York. David holds a joint Common and Civil Law degree from McGill University, and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the John Molson School of Business (Concordia University) and the University of WesternSydney in Australia.
David's volunteer experience with the LGBTQ community began with David representing LGBTQ asylum applicants in the US on a pro bono basis. Since moving to Toronto, David has been a volunteer withRainbow Railroad, working with the case committee and private sponsorship teams. David sits on the board of Rainbow Railroad USA (Secretary, since 2016)and the board of Rainbow Railroad (Board Member, since 2017).