David Gonzalez

Managing Director & Head of Project & Structured Finance, Latin America

David Gonzalez


David González joined SMBC New York in 2013 to head the infrastructure Latin America practice, covering transportation infrastructure (roads, ports, airports, rail, subways, etc), social infrastructure (schools, hospitals, detention centers, government buildings, etc), and water infrastructure (water treatment, irrigation, desalination, aqueducts, etc), and telecom (fiber optic, cell towers, data centers, etc).

Prior to joining SMBC, David worked as Executive Director for WestLB’ Infrastructure Americas Group in New York and as Vice President for BBVA’s Americas Project Finance Team in New York. Prior to that, David worked at Dexia New York’s Latin America Department and Standard & Poor’s Project Finance Latin America Team.

David has a long working experience in the Americas, where he has advised, structured and/or financed transactions worth over $50 billion (aggregate) in countries such as USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Panama, Uruguay, Argentina, Bermuda, and Aruba, among other counties.

David holds an MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in New York and a BA from the University of Nuevo Leon in Mexico.

Speaker at these events:

Bonds & Loans Latin America 2020 - Virtual Conference

Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Andes 2020

Project Finance & Capital Markets Latin America 2020