David has worked for more than two decades on savings mobilization for vulnerable populations, sustainable rural financial services, and livelihoods development. He also has promoted household economic strengthening approaches to improve economic and health outcomes for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, especially youth in Africa. As Director for Partnerships at My Oral Village, he supports innovations in oral financial information management tools to enable people with limited literacy and numeracy skills to effectively and safely manage their financial lives. He has held positions in academe, philanthropy and practice, including at UC-San Diego and Princeton University, at the Ford and MasterCard foundations, and at the SEEP Network and FHI 360. David has a Master of Science in Development Sociology from Cornell University. He loves jazz, blues, and musical traditions from around the world; biking and hiking; and exploring Toronto’s side streets and diverse culinary cultures.