Mr. David de Jongh Weill started his professional career with Salomon Brothers in 1983 in derivative products sales and trading. He subsequently became active in proprietary trading for Salomon Brothers in International Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange. David left Salomon in 1989 to develop an international proprietary trading activity with Greenwich Capital Markets.
Thereafter, in 1992, David developed his own fund management activity with funds under management growing to over US$1.2 billion. From 1998, he has focused on corporate finance through Patrimoine Partners, LLP an FCA authorised firm and serving on corporate boards, predominantly in publicly listed natural resource and media and technology companies. David has chaired four public companies, being Niger Uranium, Afnat, Caledon Resources and Axmin Inc, and served as a director for Kalahari Minerals, Minds and Machines (Top Level Domain Holdings as it was then), and GCM. While at Niger Uranium, David achieved one of the largest cash distributions to shareholders from any AIM listed company. Caledon Resources was sold to Guangdong Rising Asset Management in 2011 for $530 million. Kalahari Minerals was sold to China Guangdong Nuclear Power Company in 2012 for £650 million.
David holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, magna cum laude in International Business from the University of Georgia, a Masters of Business Administration from the London Business School, a Masters in Law and Accounting from The London School of Economics and a Masters in Decision Sciences from The London School of Economics. David was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and is a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.