David Copperwaite is a resident of Guernsey and is on the board of directors of a number of investment funds operated by various financial groups. These investment funds include multi-functional investment, venture capital, direct lending, distressed and non-performing debt together with substantial private equity investment entities involving financial service companies, insurance broking, banking and real estate development.  His previous directorships include hedge funds, banking, bio-technology, single country infrastructure funds and umbrella and liquidity funds (SARL and SICAV entities).  Mr Copperwaite has over 50 years' experience in the financial services sector working for Standard Bank Limited between 1965 and 1973, followed by Lloyds Bank International Limited between 1973 and 1997. In that time Mr Copperwaite held a number of positions including Principal Manager (Sterling European Region) between 1988 and 1997.  In that role he was responsible for all international private banking operations in Guernsey, Jersey and Gibraltar and London (Mayfair) and these covered the areas of banking, investment funds (open-ended, split capital and closed) cash and money management, secured and unsecured lending, offshore trusts and company management.  Mr Copperwaite is a former Chairman of the International Bankers Association.