David Orr

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Executive Director and COO


David is an investment expert with over a decade experience across Australian Financial Services and US property. David joined Dixon Advisory (Australia) in 2005 working in a number of roles across the Investment Advisory and Corporate Finance teams. In 2008 David became Dixon Advisory’s youngest Director when promoted to Head of Investment Advisory, Canberra. Two years later David relocated to Sydney to head their Investment Team and took on a number of national responsibilities. In his time in Australia David was responsible for building investment teams, training and mentoring staff in addition to negotiating debt transactions for the Australian Masters Corporate Bond Series and subsequent Yield Funds. David has also developed strategy, processes and training for several firm wide projects, including two hostile corporate actions, a number of legislative changes and staff and client engagement.

David moved to New York in 2014 and is the Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer. In this role David, in conjunction with Alan Dixon, is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of Dixon Advisory USA. This includes overviewing several business units, managing the funds relationship with investors, analysts, media and joint venture partners and assisting with capital market operations. David actively looks for new business opportunities to improve and grow the fund.

David graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from Kaplan Professional Australia. David is a member of the Stockbrokers Association of Australia and a Senior Fellow at the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA).