David Macdonald is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Glencoban Capital Management Inc. ("Glencoban"), a private merchant banking firm founded in 2002. Glencoban invests in development stage public and private companies, mainly in the energy, alternative energy and mining sectors. From 1989 to 2002, Mr. Macdonald worked as an investment banker at UBS Bunting Warburg Inc., serving as Joint Managing Director of the firm from 1994 to 2002. From 1983 to 1989, Mr. Macdonald worked in London, England with S.G. Warburg & Co. Ltd.
He is currently the chair of the National Ballet of Canada, Endowment Foundation and a director of the National Ballet of Canada. He is also a director of the Art Gallery of Ontario Foundation and a past director of the Art Gallery of Ontario.