Banco Internacional de Costa Rica
David is the Deputy CEO of Banco Internacional de Costa Rica, a state owned commercial bank, where he is responsible for developing the strategy for Financing Trade Commerce to support development of the Central American region. He served as Costa Rica’s Minister of Finance until May 2006, having previously served as Vice Minister. While serving in the top two positions in the Ministry of Finance, he negotiated significant fiscal reforms and maintained economic stability during a period of rising oil prices, achieving the lowest budget deficit level in the country’s recent history. Prior to entering the public sector, David was Director of Administration and Finance for the Bolsa Nacional de Valores, the Costa Rican stock exchange, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Cooperative de Servicios Aeroindustriales. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Costa Rica and he has represented Costa Rica as a governor of the Inter-American Development Bank.