David Suratgar is the Chairman of the Emerging Markets Managed Accounts PLC and Emerging Markets Land Opportunities SPC boards. He is also the chairman of BMCE Bank International plc and Advisory Board of Taylor-DeJongh Inc. David Suratgar has more than 40 years of project finance experience.
He serves as chairman of Masawara plc and of Fortune Funds Ltd. and Director, Global Alumina Inc., and of Taylor-DeJongh (Bermuda). Member of the Advisory Board of Al Farida Investment Company (Abu Dhabi). Member of the Advisory Board of XPV Capital and of K&M Engineering, Washington DC. Member of the Board, the Major Projects Association. Member of the International Advisory Board, School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London). He is a senior research fellow and member of the Advisory Counsel of the International Law Institute in Washington, DC.
Mr. Suratgar holds an MA (Law) from Oxford University, a Master of International Affairs and a Certificate in International and Comparative Law from Columbia University and from The Hague Academy of International Law. He did the AMP (Corporate Finance) at Harvard Business School. He has been Professor of International Financial Law at Georgetown University School of Law and lectured at NYU Law School, at Oxford University’s Templeton College and at The Hague Academy of International Law. He served as a senior attorney at the World Bank (1963-1973) and as a special legal advisor to the World Bank, to the European Investment Bank and to the Bank of England.