David Cooper

Head of EMEA and Australian Infrastructure Debt

Joined in 2012


About David

David is head of IFM Investors’ infrastructure debt business in EMEA and Australia. He and his team are charged with sourcing infrastructure debt deals and conducting credit analysis of prospective investments, as well as management and marketing IFM Investors' capability in this speciality. 

David has more than 20 years’ experience in banking focused on project finance, infrastructure debt and structured credit. He joined IFM Investors from Barclays UK, where he was Head of Infrastructure and Structured Project Finance within their Corporate Bank. David began his banking career with RBS in the early 1990s, focusing on structured and public sector finance globally, before moving to HBOS in 2000. There, he worked in the origination team of the HBOS Infrastructure Finance unit where he had responsibility for sourcing and executing senior debt, mezzanine and equity in the social infrastructure, transportation and energy sectors, before moving to Barclays in 2004.