David is a global convener for our Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice. He is also a leader in our Life Sciences Practice in North America. He previously led the Life Sciences Practice’s commercial efforts around the world.
Over the last 20 years, David has advised private equity groups, portfolio companies, and publicly listed life-sciences companies on scores of transactions. As a leader in the private equity sector, he has personally led diligence efforts and supported major transformations in acquired companies, including mergers, integrations, and turnarounds. His client service areas cover commercial performance, corporate strategy—which includes mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures—and organization.
David also brings a unique view to his healthcare work. He has served a range of clients within this industry, including healthcare services companies, healthcare manufacturers, healthcare providers, and technology companies. In his work on commercial performance, David has served clients extensively on product launch efforts and has worked on several launches regarded in the industry as best-in-class. He has also supported clients recovering from launches that did not quite meet expectations. His experience covers a number of specialties including primary care and rare diseases.
In addition to his client commitments, David chairs the development committee of the board for the Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC), an organization that works to protect civilians in times of war and conflict and prevent civilian harm.
Prior to joining McKinsey’s New York office in 1998, David held a variety of line management positions in the energy industry.