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David Johnson

David Johnson

Dave is a Managing Director and Sector Head for Healthcare and Higher Education in the Public Finance and Infrastructure Group. His team provides comprehensive investment banking services to health, education and cultural institutions. Mr. Johnson has over 25 years of investment banking experience and has senior managed more than $30 billion of financing transactions for NFP organizations. He advised on the development of Medanta/MediCity, a new 1,600-bed academic medical center in Gurgaon, Delhi India. Mr. Johnson is a frequent speaker and author on topics related to health care policy, markets and finance. This includes authoring a monthly BMO series on market-based healthcare reform. Mr. Johnson and Dean Nancy Kane of the Harvard School of Public Health co-authored a chapter, “The U.S. Health System: A Product of American Values and History”, in The Fragmentation of the U.S. Health System (published by Oxford Press 2010).Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in English Literature from Colgate University and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University. Mr. Johnson was an Education Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia, West Africa and a United States Presidential Management Intern. Mr. Johnson is a member of the Visiting Committee of the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, a member of the Buck Advisory Council for the Buck Institute and an occasional lecturer at the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Chicago. Mr. Johnson has the following professional affiliations: he serves on the Board of Directors, Executive and Finance Committees of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs; he is an executive member of the Health Management Academy’s CFO, Senior Executive and Treasurer Forums; he is a member of the Audit Committee for CHRISTUS Health; and he is co-chair of the Chicago Council’s Global Healthcare Roundtable. Mr. Johnson was an elected member of the Overseers Visiting Committee for the Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (2001-2006), the U.S. Chair of the Executive Committee for the British-American Project (1998-2000) and the former Chair of the Finance Committee of the Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Center (1991-1996), a 700-bed health care institution in New York City.