David Cohen

David Cohen is the chairman of BMO REIT India, where he has overseen the development of over 1 million square foot of residential real estate in Pune and Calcutta.

Mr Cohen ran D&H Cohen, a UK clothing manufacturer specialising in men’s, ladies’ and children’s wear, before selling it to Alexon. He was later CEO and Chairman at Perot Systems International, where he established and chaired the Indian subsidiary which grew to $100m revenues in 8 years.

He is the co-founder of First Dolphin Investments, a private investment fund with over 40 investments in credit, private equity and public markets. As a serial investor, he has backed early and mature ventures in healthcare, technology, retail, energy, and financial services among other sectors.

He is an active philanthropist focusing primarily on education and healthcare, and a board member at the East West Institute.