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David Mayhew

David Mayhew

Chief Risk & Investment Officer

David is the Chief Investment and Risk Officer, and Chair of GE Ventures Investment Committee. Based in Menlo Park, CA, he joined the business in 2013. 

His leadership responsibilities include managing portfolios, driving capital allocation decisions, and supporting strategic direction for the organization. David has extensive experience in private equity, structured finance, commercial finance transactions, and portfolio management.  

David brings over twenty years of finance and risk management experience to the team, most recently as Chief Risk Officer with GE Capital Australia and New Zealand. Previously, David was the Global Head of Leveraged Credit at Deutsche Bank, where he managed a portfolio in excess of $15 billion, supporting financial sponsors, LBOs, and structured credits. 

David holds an MBA from York University in Toronto and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. 

He is originally from Toronto.