David is Principal Consultant at ShineWing Sustainability, and CEO & Executive Director of ReThink Sustainability.
He is a technologist, an innovator and a digital thought leader who has combined these passions over many years with a strong focus on sustainable business practices, particularly during his career in China.
David lived and worked in Asia for almost 14 years including Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong prior to relocating to Melbourne in 2016.
Widely regarded as one of Asia Pacific’s leading Digital Leaders/CIOs, David led the digital transformation strategy and execution for DBS Bank in Hong Kong and Mainland China. DBS is now regarded as the World’s Best Digital Bank.
He also established Hong Kong’s first dedicated fintech start-up accelerator in 2015, in partnership with technology giants Amazon, Microsoft and Samsung. Prior to this, he completed work assignments across the globe in Africa, Middle East, North and South America.
David’s career includes senior roles at General Motors, and Standard Chartered Bank where he was Global Head of Consumer Banking Operations. He also served as an advisory board member for Kasisto, a New York / Silicon Valley artificial intelligence start-up, and now Digital Advisor to one of Asia’s most rapidly emerging insurance businesses and insuretech investor.
In 2010, David was the inaugural winner of the Australia China Alumni award for corporate achievement, and won the Customer Experience in Financial Services (CXFS) award in 2015.
More recently as Executive Director and CEO at ReThink Sustainability, he has been helping businesses, governments and consumers accelerate the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and sustainability best practices.
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David Lynch, Principal Consultant of ShineWing Australia, will be speaking on improving sustainability to increase your bottom line, sharing international best practice within the Social License to Operate & Sustainability conference at IMARC. Download the programme.