David Bloch has spent most of his career making alternative investments across a range of strategies in the US and Europe, and has been an entrepreneur in de novo businesses.
David co-founded and was executive vice president and general counsel of Iron Creek Ventures, a private equity firm focused on distressed commercial real estate debt. At Iron Creek he helped acquire and resolve numerous deals across the United States, playing key roles in sourcing, due diligence, asset management, governance, compliance, capital formation, and all strategic decisions. He has also managed and served on the boards of private funds and an investment advisor focused on asset-backed lending and other hedge fund strategies, and acts as a senior advisor on alternative investments to a UK single-family office.
He began his career at Davis Polk & Wardwell, clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and is admitted to practice law in New York. David holds a BA from Amherst College, an MPhil from the University of Oxford, and a JD from Harvard Law School. He is a Foundation Fellow of Corpus Christi College at the University of Oxford, chairman of its endowment investment committee, and a member of its property committee. He also serves on the board and investment committee of Thanks to Scandinavia, a foundation providing scholarships to students from Scandinavia and Bulgaria in honor of their citizens' acts of bravery to protect their Jewish neighbors during the Second World War.