David Morrison is Deputy Chair of Blue Action Fund’s Management Board which he supports on a pro bono basis, focusing on investments and financial matters as well as internal operations and legal questions.
David is a leader in conservation finance and since 2008 has helped to establish several conservation trust funds; he continues to sit on the Boards of the Caucasus Nature Fund and the Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust. Prior to working in nature conservation, David spent 28 years at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he served as co-managing partner of the firm’s Continental European offices. His practice focused on advising public companies in a transactional context, from capital raisings and initial public offering to mergers and acquisitions. Key clients included major investment banks, automobile and telecommunications companies, and Germany’s development bank KfW.
David serves on the Board of Directors of two UK-listed companies in the Republic of Georgia: BGEO Group, the holding company for the country’s largest bank, and Georgia Health Care Group, the largest operator of hospitals and clinics in the country.
David received his undergraduate degree from Yale College and his law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was a Fulbright scholar at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.