David Smith

Head of Australia at Cubico Sustainable Investments

David Smith is Head of Australia at Cubico, with responsibility for origination and execution of new investments and whole of life asset management.

David has had extensive experience in renewable energy, from development to construction, origination, execution and asset management. David was previously Head of Iberia at Cubico, leading the growth of the business from 2 water assets to a team of 15 asset management specialists managing 8 assets in wind, water, PV and concentrating solar thermal generation. Prior to moving to Cubico, David was Head of Santander’s Asset & Capital Structuring team in Australia, following broad M&A experience as a director in investment banking at ABN AMRO and at an independent power producer where he managed development and M&A.

David has a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) and an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management at UNSW.


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  • Head of Australia

    September, 2018 - present