David Cooper Regional Head of EMEA

Joined in 2012

David is responsible for driving the expansion of IFM’s infrastructure debt investment capabilities into the UK and Europe. He is also charged with sourcing infrastructure debt deals in Europe and conducting credit analysis of prospective investments, as well as managing and marketing IFM’s capability in this speciality. David has 18 years experience in banking focused on project finance, infrastructure debt and structured credit. He joined IFM from Barclays, where he was Head of Infrastructure and Structured Project Finance for their Corporate Bank. David began his banking career with RBS, where he focused on structured and public sector finance globally, then moved to HBOS plc. At HBOS, David worked in the origination team of the Infrastructure Finance unit, where he was responsible for sourcing and executing senior debt, mezzanine and equity in the PPP, transportation and energy sectors.