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David Walsh

David Walsh

Legal Counsel

David is Legal Counsel and manages risk, governance and company secretarial duties.

Prior to joining the Clean Air Fund, David was serving as General Counsel for the GSMA, the leading telecoms industry association, interacting extensively with government bodies in the EU, US and elsewhere.  With over twenty-five years’ experience, David has worked to support different charitable foundations and co-founded a number of successful start-ups in emerging markets, including M-KOPA in East Africa.

David started his working life as a lawyer with the UK firm Linklaters and then the US law firm Jones Day, having lived and worked in the UK, Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Ireland and the US along the way.