Senior Vice President, Conway Data Inc.
David has over 13 years experience in foreign direct investment and has worked with IPAs and MNCs from over 40 countries. He was Publisher of fDi Magazine (part of the Financial Times group). He then became Business Development Director in OCO Consulting Ltd and then fDi Intelligence. As Business Development Director, David oversaw the development of two market-leading cross-border investment databases, growing revenues by over 600% in just under 7 years. David’s main areas of expertise are on corporate globalization trends and comparisons of location competitiveness and how governments and corporations can use data to inform their FDI activities. Drawing on his experience as Publisher, David also has a strong knowledge of how locations can market their location for FDI.
David is also regularly invited to participate at international FDI events as a moderator, panelist and as a trainer. He led a 3-day UNCTAD/WAIPA workshop for African investment promotion agencies training them on best practices in investment promotion. Most recently, David has also presented at the following events: the International Outsourcing Forum in Reims; the 2nd Global Free Trade & Special Economic Zones Exhibition & Summit in Kuala Lumpur; and as a moderator and panelist at the AIM Congress in Dubai.
In his current role as Senior Vice President of Conway Data, Inc., David reports directly to the company President, and is responsible for helping grow Conway Data globally and managing staff in all global offices.
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