David is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and an experienced financial services lawyer. He is an experienced Chair and Non-Executive specialising in conflict resolution and organisational culture. He leads Goldman Sachs’ firmwide legal group in EMEA, encompassing employment law, real estate, privacy, contracts and technology, and corporate governance. In addition, he manages litigation and regulatory proceedings in EMEA and Asia Pacific and oversees the legal division in India. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, David was a partner in the law firm Simmons & Simmons, where he specialized in civil and criminal litigation, working at its offices in London, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi.