David G. Creighton is Senior Advisor EMPEA and BT Global, Director of Convergence and Founder, Cordiant Capital Inc. and has over 35 years of experience in international capital markets in a career that has taken him around the globe. Returning to his native Montreal in 1999, he co-founded Cordiant, a pioneer of private credit financing for investments in emerging and frontier markets with subscriptions over $2.5bn. As Chairman of Cordiant’s Investment Committee, he was directly involved in the analysis and approval of over 200 investments in more than 50 emerging countries
David is a member of the Government of Canada’s Infrastructure Advisory Group and a founding director of Convergence, a Blended Finance institution launched by the Canadian Government and the World Economic Forum to increase private sector investment in the emerging markets. He is a Senior Advisor and Chair of the Private Credit Council for Washington-based EMPEA and Chairman of the Investment Committee for the BCS Foundation. He is a former director of the US Institute and Chairman of the Canada/ Southern Africa Chamber.