David Knowles

David heads Koda Capital’s specialist Philanthropic & Social Capital team. His primary responsibility is providing strategic advice to charitable, non-profit, and philanthropic investors. In a 25 year private wealth management career David worked for Coutts and Merrill Lynch in the UK and held senior advisory and leadership positions at Perpetual and JBWere.

David is a member of the Centre for Social Impact’s advisory council, Impact Investing Australia’s market building working group, and a Director of BoardConnect. David also sits on the editorial advisory board of Generosity magazine. In 2012 David established a Public Ancillary Fund account to encourage philanthropy within his own family.

David recently attended Harvard Business School, where he completed the Governing for NonProfit Excellence executive education course.