DAVID L. ROSS
has a MBA in Finance from New York University. He has over 20 years emerging markets and Sub-Saharan Africa private, public, and academic sector experience in investment fund and credit enhancement design, evaluation, and implementation; transaction advisory services; design and implementation of innovation and entrepreneurship programs; investment banking, private equity, venture capital, and impact investment. David has served multilateral clients including World Bank, African Development Bank, and development agencies from the US, UK, France, Sweden, Germany; financial institution clients including HSBC, AIG, JP Morgan Chase, Credit-Suisse, and Morgan Stanley; as well as startups, business owners, SMEs, and project developers in Sub-Saharan Africa. David served Carnegie Mellon University for 10 years across multiple campuses departing as a Distinguished Professor of Practice. He is a former Board Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Tanzania and current Board Member of Access to Finance Rwanda, a member of the Financial Sector Deepening Network. David works in English and Swahili throughout East and Southern Africa and resides in Kigali, Rwanda.