2011 Milken Institute Summit
Vice Chairman, International, Credit Suisse; former U.S. Ambassador to India
David Mulford is vice chairman international of Credit Suisse and the former U.S. ambassador to India. During his ambassadorship, Mulford negotiated what became the U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Non-proliferation Enhancement Act. After the Mumbai terrorist attacks, he facilitated Washington's offer of information sharing, investigative collaboration and cooperation. Prior to his ambassadorship, Mulford was chairman international and an Executive Board member of Credit Suisse. Prior to Credit Suisse, he was undersecretary and assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury for international affairs; senior international economic policy official at the Treasury under three secretaries; senior investment advisor to the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency; a managing director and head of international finance at White, Weld & Co. Inc.; and special assistant to the secretary and deputy secretary of the Treasury as a White House Fellow. Mulford, the author of two books on Zambia, is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of New York. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford, an M.A. from Boston University and a B.A. from Lawrence University in Wisconsin.