David is responsible for core enterprise functions covering finance, technology, legal, risk management, and international operations. He is an accomplished transformational global finance professional and chartered accountant who began his career in audit. Prior to joining the Mastercard Foundation, David held various senior executive roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb where he led teams across finance, commercial, manufacturing, R&D, and M&A. David was Global Divisional Controller at Philips Medical Systems and has previous audit experience with KPMG in Germany and South Africa. He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, and the Board of Trustees, The Pennington School, NJ. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Stellenbosch University in South Africa and an Honours in Accountancy degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, also in South Africa.