Mr. David Chu is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the General Counsel department, Head of the Investment Banking and Capital Markets (IBCM) Legal team in the Asia Pacific Division, and General Counsel for Hong Kong.
Before assuming his current role, he was the Head of the Advisory & Control Group for IBD Asia Pacific and previously, Country Head of Legal and General Counsel in Australia, based in Sydney. He is also a member of Credit Suisse's Asia Pacific General Counsel Management Committee.
David joined Credit Suisse First Boston in July 2000 as an Assistant Vice President in the Legal and Compliance Department. Prior to this role, he worked in the Institutional Banking Legal team at Westpac Banking Corporation and has over 25 years of legal experience as a banking and finance lawyer, including in leveraged and acquisition finance, M&A and both debt and equity capital markets.
David obtained a Bachelor of Economics in 1992 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1993 from Macquarie University. He qualified as a solicitor and barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1994.