A British national, David studied at University College London and the London School of Economics. He previously lived in Argentina where he interned at Rolex, perfected his Spanish and fell in love with the continent. He later worked as a fixed income salesman on the Iberian desk for Merrill Lynch in London. He left Merrill to set up The Intern Group and promote a new form of study abroad to students worldwide, international internship programs. He currently has offices in 12 countries including Chile, Colombia, England, Spain, China and the United States.