David serves as the Chairman, APAC (Asia Pacific) region for ISI Emerging Markets Group, the leading provider of macro-economic, industry and company information in the emerging markets serving thousands of clients across the banking, investment management, consulting, corporate, academic and government sectors.
He previously worked at Clarivate, a world-renowned provider of intelligence, analytics, and insights focused on sectors including scientific & academic research, IP intelligence and management, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare. He served as Executive Vice President & Managing Director for the company's Asia Pacific business, and a member of the global executive leadership team.
David’s leadership experience further extends to Thomson Reuters, an international intelligence service provider for professionals, where he served in various leadership roles. His tenure in Thomson Reuters include managing the overall China business as Senior Vice President & Managing Director across several sectors including IP & Science, Financial & Risk, Legal, and Tax, after working as Managing Director for its Financial & Risk business in China. Prior to that, David led IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters(now known as Clarivate) and led its China business into one of the largest markets with rapid growth.
With over two decades in the professional information and analytics industry, David brings comprehensive commercial expertise from his experiences in both public and international enterprises as well as PE-owned companies. He has a proven track record in developing and driving growth in various APAC regions through organic expansion, strategic partnerships, and merger and acquisitions.