About This Project

David Velasquez

Chief Financial Officer

  • David is a Chief Financial Officer at Colombia Healthcare Properties, and has more than 5 years of experience as an Investment and Corporate Banker, as well as a Real Estate investor


  • Prior to CHP, Mr. Velasquez worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at Lazard’s Bogotá office, where he participated in M&A transactions worth more than USD $2.0 bn; in particular, Mr. Velasquez participated in the restructuring and sale of Electricaribe, Colombia’s largest private electricity distribution and commercialization company


  • Before Lazard, Mr. Velasquez was part of Itau BBA’s Corporate and Investment Banking Graduate Programme in London; as part of the programme, Mr. Velasquez took roles in the Credit and Investment Banking departments, as well as the Corporate Sales Desk


  • Mr. Velasquez started his career with two real estate investment internships, in Kiruna Capital Partners in Bogotá and Round Hill Capital in London


  • David holds a B.Sc. in Economics from Universidad del Rosario in Colombia, as well as an M.Sc. in Finance and Private Equity, with Distinction, from the London School of Economics