Dr. David Galipeau

Visiting Expert

David is a Canadian that has lived and worked for the last 35 years in Europe and Asia, most recently in Thailand/Singapore. He has worked across all sectors as a floor trader, a corporate executive, a dotcom startup entrepreneur, deep technology researcher, university lecturer and with the United Nations. In 2015, he founded the UNDP SDG Impact Finance Initiative (UNSIF), which brings together venture philanthropists, family trusts, foundations, governments and the private sector, creating a ‘blended financing’ investment platform. David is currently a lecturer at the UN Staff College, Director of the Yunus Near Future Lab and Co-Founder of SDGx Singapore – a deep technology research lab, corporate venture builder and investment fund management firm.