Canadian Corporate Innovation Summit

David Mayhew

David Mayhew

Chief Investment Officer, GE Ventures


David Mayhew is Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for GE Ventures. As CIO, David is responsible for all portfolio management activities as well as capital allocation and strategic decision making for GE Ventures. As a member of the Investment Committee and Senior Leadership Team, David provides strategic oversight and guidance for the organization, helping to minimize investment risk and maximize GE Ventures' financial and strategic goals.

David brings over 20 years of finance and risk management experience to the team, most recently as the Chief Risk Officer for GE Capital in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to that, David was the global risk head for Deutsche Bank’s leveraged credit activities. David has extensive experience in private equity, structured finance and commercial finance transactions, and portfolio management.

Originally from Toronto, Canada, he holds an MBA from York University and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Western Ontario.